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Petalumans share a plentiful bounty at 8th and Bee Homestead

At first glance, the yard on the corner of 8th and B streets looks like any other neatly kept, early spring garden in the cozy west Petaluma neighborhood. Clean gray river stones frame newly budding fruit trees, mature kale and chard plants pump out their nutritious offerings and a flowering quince attracts buzzing bees. [...]

November 16th, 2016|

West Oakland Activists Vow to Defend Afrika Town Community Garden By Luke Tsai

A community garden in West Oakland is the latest battlefield in the war against gentrification, according to activists who built the garden and have vowed to defend it. Built over a period of several months, the Afrika Town Community Garden sits in what its organizers say was a dilapidated, needle-strewn lot at the intersection of West Grand [...]

January 20th, 2016|

Daily Acts transforms Sebastopol City Hall

Daily Acts is thrilled to be partnering with the City of Sebastopol and Permaculture Artisans on the landscape transformation project 'Our Front Yard'. The project is a community-powered effort to mobilize and organize citizen volunteers to install and maintain a living history garden at the Sebastopol City Hall and Library, right in the heart of downtown. The [...]

May 6th, 2014|

Earth Day in Berkeley

  Transition Berkeley celebrated Earth Day with a good old-fashioned work party in South Berkeley. About 30 volunteers pulled on gloves and got to work in the Lorin District, near Adeline and Alcatraz Avenues. They picked up litter, pulled weeds and planted loads of native and pollinator friendly plants! The bees, butterflies and birds are [...]

April 23rd, 2014|

White House Launches Resilience Task Force

State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force On Climate Preparedness and Resilience Across America, states, cities, and communities are taking steps to protect themselves from extreme weather and other climate impacts. As part of his Climate Action Plan, President Obama signed an Executive Order on November 1st, 2013 establishing a Task Force on Climate Preparedness [...]

April 23rd, 2014|

Take the Community Resilience Challenge!

We need a new story about our future as humanity on this planet. The Community Resilience Challenge is an opportunity for us to come together, show our communities what a more resilient future looks like, and start building it! The Community Resilience Challenge is organized around four themes: Save Water, Grow Food, Conserve Energy, and [...]

April 23rd, 2014|