The City of San Francisco has a great Gardening and Composting Educator Training Program GFE. They are currently accepting applications through Saturday the 11th of February for their next training that will take place Feb. 25-May 17. Classes are held at: Garden for the … [Read more...] about San Francisco Offers Compost Educator Program
Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program has begun to offer classes on ecologically sound gardening, and are including classes on worm composting, or vermiculture. Red wiggler worms are a great ally to the home composter. The addition of worms to your compost can … [Read more...] about Worms Attack San Francisco
The November 2005 issue of Water World has some pretty shocking news to report about the future of water. Here's a sample: "The National Urban Water Resources Survey contacted 414 cities. It found that nearly 40% of them did not expect to have adequate water supplies in 20 … [Read more...] about The State of Water
The Friday after Thanksgiving is Buy Nothing Day, in which many Americans (and others throughout the world) mount a sort of protest to the rampant consumerism of the X-mas season by refusing to buy useless crap. While this is a great idea, I'd like to propose an alternative. If … [Read more...] about Buy Nothing Day: Hey, What Did You Buy?
Having worked in third world countries where power outages are the norm, I took advantage of these temporary blackouts to light up some candles, read a book, and go to bed early. I actually began to enjoy these nights of peace, quiet and soft light, but never considered that a … [Read more...] about Candle Night: Romantic Dinner or Energy Conservation?