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Events:

Saturday, July 12th
Basic Composting Workshop
Turn your grass, leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment. Green waste and worm composting will be covered. The Earth Machine compost bin and worm bin and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.

Saturday, July 19th
8th ANNUAL EDIBLE LANDSCAPING TOUR Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Organic Food Grown in our Neighborhoods! •Explore local organically-grown edible gardens •Learn about Grow Biointensive & organic gardening practices •Meet the creative gardeners & get great ideas •Bicycle Friendly Tour Highlights: Water Saving Techniques, Fruit Trees, Raised Beds & Berries, Chickens & Coops, Greenhouses, Herb, Flower & Native Plantings, Composting, and Lots of Vegetables! This year the Edible Landscaping Tour is featuring several front yard edible gardens! Gone are the days when vegetable gardens were considered unsightly and relegated to the back yard only. Come see the variety of these gardens which demonstrate that growing food is not just practical, but beautiful!

Funding Agencies

Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program

Recycling & Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


Participating Agencies

City of Cupertino

City of Los Altos

Town of Los Altos Hills

City of Milpitas

City of Mountain View

City of Palo Alto

City of San Jose

City of Santa Clara

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara Valley Water District

City of Sunnyvale

West Valley Communities (Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga)

Date:

2014-07-12


Hours:

10:00 - Noon


Location:

Las Palmas Park, 850 Russet Drive, Sunnyvale


Cost:

Free


Description:

Turn your grass, leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment. Green waste and worm composting will be covered. The Earth Machine compost bin and worm bin and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.


Phone:

408 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


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Comments:

Registration is required. Space is limited. Adults only please.


Date:

2014-07-19


Hours:

10am-4pm


Location:

Common Ground Garden Supply & Education Center 559 College Ave Palo Alto, CA 94306


Cost:

$35, proceeds benefit Common Ground, a 501c3 nonprofit project of Ecology Action.


Description:

Organic Food Grown in our Neighborhoods! •Explore local organically-grown edible gardens •Learn about Grow Biointensive & organic gardening practices •Meet the creative gardeners & get great ideas •Bicycle Friendly Tour Highlights: Water Saving Techniques, Fruit Trees, Raised Beds & Berries, Chickens & Coops, Greenhouses, Herb, Flower & Native Plantings, Composting, and Lots of Vegetables! This year the Edible Landscaping Tour is featuring several front yard edible gardens! Gone are the days when vegetable gardens were considered unsightly and relegated to the back yard only. Come see the variety of these gardens which demonstrate that growing food is not just practical, but beautiful!


Phone:

650-493-6072


Event Sponsor:

Common Ground


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Comments:


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