Category Archives: Green Living at Home

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FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Oct. 10 – Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot” Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cornucopia Community Garden Telephone Road/Bobolink Lane (between Johnson and Ramelli) Dr. Rot (City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik) demonstrates

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FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Oct. 10 – Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot” Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cornucopia Community Garden Telephone Road/Bobolink Lane (between Johnson and Ramelli) Dr. Rot (City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik) demonstrates

Retrofit

City’s New FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series Kicks Off

In 2010, the City of Ventura in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation held the   first FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series which was aimed at informing Ventura Water residents on how they could help promote environmental sustainability in their landscape,

Retrofit

City’s New FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series Kicks Off

In 2010, the City of Ventura in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation held the   first FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series which was aimed at informing Ventura Water residents on how they could help promote environmental sustainability in their landscape,

Greenschool

Tips To Keep It GREEN Back to School

It’s well a known fact that educating children at a young age about the environment helps form positive patterns that stick with them for life. Here are some back to school tips that can make a difference! ONE:  Eat Smart,

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Tips To Keep It GREEN Back to School

It’s well a known fact that educating children at a young age about the environment helps form positive patterns that stick with them for life. Here are some back to school tips that can make a difference! ONE:  Eat Smart,

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes Begin!

REGISTER TODAY for the NEW Water Wise Gardening Classes!  All classes are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Reserve your seat today! August 29 – How to Successfully Complete Your Garden Retrofit in 120 Days September 12 – Right Plant

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes Begin!

REGISTER TODAY for the NEW Water Wise Gardening Classes!  All classes are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Reserve your seat today! August 29 – How to Successfully Complete Your Garden Retrofit in 120 Days September 12 – Right Plant

FoodWaste

Smart Savings: Eat What You Buy

The average American family tosses away $1600 worth of groceries a year.  Wasted food not only wastes money and precious food, it wastes our natural resources. Here are some helpful tips to help you and your family curb the waste:

FoodWaste

Smart Savings: Eat What You Buy

The average American family tosses away $1600 worth of groceries a year.  Wasted food not only wastes money and precious food, it wastes our natural resources. Here are some helpful tips to help you and your family curb the waste:

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Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter

Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter Green Articles and Videos, Green Businesses, Sustainable Events and Programs, and more!  CLICK HERE!

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Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter

Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter Green Articles and Videos, Green Businesses, Sustainable Events and Programs, and more!  CLICK HERE!

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Keep It Fresh!

During the month of April, Environmental Sustainability Staff “took to the streets” to talk to residents about food waste prevention. We spoke with many residents at Ventura Farmer’s Markets about proper food storage, and here are some of the tips

fresh,local

Keep It Fresh!

During the month of April, Environmental Sustainability Staff “took to the streets” to talk to residents about food waste prevention. We spoke with many residents at Ventura Farmer’s Markets about proper food storage, and here are some of the tips

Arbor Construction's Rhett Jacobi shows us how to GREEN Renovations

Green Renovations with Arbor Construction’s Rhett Jacobi

  [slideshow] “When doing a home renovation, it’s important to think sustainably and be stewards of our environment,” said Rhett Jacobi, contractor, designer, and owner of Arbor Construction.  “I really enjoy working alongside a homeowner, assessing a job, and determining

Arbor Construction's Rhett Jacobi shows us how to GREEN Renovations

Green Renovations with Arbor Construction’s Rhett Jacobi

  [slideshow] “When doing a home renovation, it’s important to think sustainably and be stewards of our environment,” said Rhett Jacobi, contractor, designer, and owner of Arbor Construction.  “I really enjoy working alongside a homeowner, assessing a job, and determining

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

New Water Wise Gardening Class Series teaches residents to be more sustainable and self-sufficient

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes start Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00am-11:30am “As we head into our fourth year of this drought in California, it remains critical that residents are vigilant about conserving water,” said City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Jill

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

New Water Wise Gardening Class Series teaches residents to be more sustainable and self-sufficient

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes start Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00am-11:30am “As we head into our fourth year of this drought in California, it remains critical that residents are vigilant about conserving water,” said City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Jill