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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
Lexicon of Sustainability Pop-Up Gallery
Douglas Gayeton has traveled the country interviewing and photographing innovative farmers, fishermen, and food producers about our current food systems- flaws and all. The results of his travels has been transformed into visually stunning art pieces, short films, and the book Local: The New Face of Food and & Farming in America. For more, please visit the SFGate event posting.
Sustainability Summer Series: The Path to Zero Waste
Ever wonder where your recycling, compostables, and landfill items go? Tour the Facilities Yard with Chris Young and Eugenio Ramirez and see how SCU processes roughly 5 tons a day. Get your questions answered by participating in a hands-on waste characterization (optional, but encouraged!).RSVP here.
North Berkeley Farmers’ Market 10-Year Birthday Party
Join North Berkeley in celebrating their farmers' markets' 10th birthday! Live music by duo Dewayne Oakley and Christopher Lowell Clarke. Dress festively for cake cutting at 4 pm. For more details, please see the event site.
Climate Refugees: Award-Winning Documentary Screening
Join the Berkely Ecology Center for a free screnning of Climate Refugees, a Sundance Film Festival selection. Light refreshments will be provided. For more details, please see the event site.
Water-Wise Gardening Workshop
Learn why and how to convert your landscape and gardening techniques into beautiful, easy, and low-water usage systems. Learn about the rebate programs offered locally, landscape companies, nurseries, and DIY options.
Click here to register. All events are family friendly!
Urban Air Market - Dogpatch
Sustainable pop-up shopping with 100+ vendors, “Meet and Make” Crafting Sessions with SF Etsy, Kid’s workshop with SCRAP and “Re-purpose with Purpose workhsop by Oakland Sewn, live musical and art performances, Silent Frisco’s Silent Disco, food trucks, and more! To view performers and more activities, see the SFGate posting.
Sustainability Summer Series: Campus Recreation
Discover how Campus Recreation, led by Director of Campus Recreation Janice DeMonsi, is leading the way in implementing sustainability in the athletics and recreation sector. You'll learn about their zero-waste goal, Terracycle brigades, the "Powered by Sweat" program, and the pilot of the latest carbon offset initiative, the Hoofprint Challenge. RSVP here.