Category Archives: GREEN Living

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,

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,

RightPlantRightPlace

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

RightPlantRightPlace

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

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Your Guide to Sustainable Food: FREE Monterey Bay Seafood Watch APP for iPhone and Android Devices

Our ocean sustains life on earth. That’s why the more we know about our ocean, about how to treat it and what species that live in it may or may not be endangered, ensures not only the health of this

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Your Guide to Sustainable Food: FREE Monterey Bay Seafood Watch APP for iPhone and Android Devices

Our ocean sustains life on earth. That’s why the more we know about our ocean, about how to treat it and what species that live in it may or may not be endangered, ensures not only the health of this

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Sun Safety for Summer!

Summer activities leads to spending more time outdoors. Getting a dose of vitamin D each day is good but too much sun can lead to skin cancer and other issues. This is a good time to review some safety tips

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Sun Safety for Summer!

Summer activities leads to spending more time outdoors. Getting a dose of vitamin D each day is good but too much sun can lead to skin cancer and other issues. This is a good time to review some safety tips

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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What’s In Season for Summer? Midtown Cafe’s Garlic Marinated Kale Salad

According to Midtown Cafe’s Executive Chef Jonathon Juarez, fresh produce such as heirloom tomatoes and heirloom carrots, are all in season for summer and big on the menu at Midtown Cafe!  The ingredients listed below for “Garlic Marinated Kale Salad,”

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What’s In Season for Summer? Midtown Cafe’s Garlic Marinated Kale Salad

According to Midtown Cafe’s Executive Chef Jonathon Juarez, fresh produce such as heirloom tomatoes and heirloom carrots, are all in season for summer and big on the menu at Midtown Cafe!  The ingredients listed below for “Garlic Marinated Kale Salad,”

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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

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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

What's in season for spring?

What’s in season for spring?

What’s in season for spring? When you eat farm to table, fresh, in season produce from your local certified farmer’s market and/or local farm stands and grocery stores, you get the most nutrients from your foods because they don’t have

What's in season for spring?

What’s in season for spring?

What’s in season for spring? When you eat farm to table, fresh, in season produce from your local certified farmer’s market and/or local farm stands and grocery stores, you get the most nutrients from your foods because they don’t have

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