Resilient Homes Harvest Party

2019-10-30T14:36:44-07:00

On September 22nd 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host a seasonal Harvest Party. Located at a beautiful Petaluma residence, about 25 people gathered to celebrate the shifting of the seasons with a delicious regeneratively raised and locally sourced meal. Participants learned about how to build ecological and community resilience [...]

Design & Install Your Dream Garden: 3-Part Workshop Series

2019-10-30T16:16:54-07:00

In Fall of 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma and the Sonoma County Library to host a 3-part workshop series designed to offer all the skills needed to design and install your dream garden. We started with a workshop focusing on designing a base map. Creating a base map involves observing [...]

Live Oak Charter School Drip Irrigation Installation

2019-10-30T14:39:20-07:00

On Saturday, September 7th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host a drip-irrigation installation at Live Oak Charter School. A presentation was given at the beginning of the workshop, which covered irrigation theory topics including how to estimate a landscape water budget and how to properly schedule an irrigation timer. [...]

Insect Investigation at the Petaluma Regional Library

2019-10-30T14:38:23-07:00

On Saturday, August 17th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host an Insect Investigation at the Petaluma Regional Library with local entomologist Kandis Gilmore! Kandis, who has a Master’s of Science focused in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Sonoma State University, was brought in by Daily Acts to describe [...]

Straus Family Creamery Sheet Mulching

2019-10-30T16:11:00-07:00

On Saturday, July 27th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma and Straus Family Creamery to host a 14,500 square foot landscape transformation for Straus’ Headquarter in Petaluma. The day went from 9am – 3pm, and with the help of 78 volunteers we were able to move 45 cubic yards of compost, [...]

City of Petaluma Staff Gardens Tour

2019-11-01T13:11:03-07:00

On Monday June 17th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host a garden tour for Petaluma City Staff at the Ellis Creek Water Cycling Facility. Petaluma City Staff were lead through three different gardens: Fire Station #3, McDowell Elementary School, and a home site. During the tour, Daily Acts Staff [...]

Laundry to Landscape Graywater Installation

2019-11-01T12:55:15-07:00

On Saturday, June 8th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma for a hands-on graywater installation workshop for Petaluma residents, Chris and Debbie Fox. The workshop began with Daily Acts’ Coordinators, Liz and Chris, who led a presentation that gave an overview of what graywater is, code requirements, details of a laundry-to-landscape system, [...]

Petaluma 2019 Resilient Homes Tour

2019-10-30T14:50:39-07:00

On Saturday, May 4th 2019 from 10am to 1pm, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma and the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership’s Eco Friendly Garden Tour to host an educational and inspirational guided tour of Resilient Homes throughout Petaluma. The tour began at Betty Pagett’s Cottage Garden, which included raised beds, fruit trees, and [...]

Petaluma Fire Station #2 Landscape Transformation

2019-04-19T12:48:35-07:00

Daily Acts partnered with Fire Station #2 and the City of Petaluma, on March 16th 2019 for a community workday to weed, plant and install drip irrigation in this new pollinator friendly landscape. Daily Acts staff worked with a group of 30+ volunteers of all ages to weed existing raised beds, plant 101 plants and [...]

Rain Barrel Installation at Cherry Valley Elementary

2019-10-30T16:38:44-07:00

Daily Acts was delighted when Cherry Valley Elementary reached out to collaborate on a rainwater harvesting talk and installation. The two-part series on Rainwater Harvesting began with a presentation on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 from 6:00-7:30pm. This talk set the context for the installation the following Saturday by giving an overview of our watershed [...]