Category Archives: Livin’ Green

Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It: Ventura ‘s Food Waste Prevention Challenge

With 40% of the food produced in the U.S. going uneaten, tossed or left to rot, that translates into approximately $165 billion of food wasted each year! If you looked into your fridge right now, would you find soggy fruits

Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It: Ventura ‘s Food Waste Prevention Challenge

With 40% of the food produced in the U.S. going uneaten, tossed or left to rot, that translates into approximately $165 billion of food wasted each year! If you looked into your fridge right now, would you find soggy fruits

Environmental Activist Rob Greenfield Event Friday, April 24 at Ventura’s Bell Arts Factory, 6-9pm

Environmental Adventurer and Activist, Rob Greenfield, will be presenting a documentary screening of one of his films, and talking about how to prevent food waste (and other green topics), on Friday, April 24 from 6-9pm at Ventura’s Bell Arts Factory,

Environmental Activist Rob Greenfield Event Friday, April 24 at Ventura’s Bell Arts Factory, 6-9pm

Environmental Adventurer and Activist, Rob Greenfield, will be presenting a documentary screening of one of his films, and talking about how to prevent food waste (and other green topics), on Friday, April 24 from 6-9pm at Ventura’s Bell Arts Factory,

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

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

Just Eat It. A Food Waste Story airs on Earth Day, April 22, MSNBC at 10pm ET

American’s purchase and throw out approximately $165-170 billion in food annually  — wasting valuable food and money!  Check out this cool film “Just Eat It” that will air on MSNBC on Earth Day, April 22, 2015 at 10:00pm ET.  Find out

Just Eat It. A Food Waste Story airs on Earth Day, April 22, MSNBC at 10pm ET

American’s purchase and throw out approximately $165-170 billion in food annually  — wasting valuable food and money!  Check out this cool film “Just Eat It” that will air on MSNBC on Earth Day, April 22, 2015 at 10:00pm ET.  Find out

SIGN UP for the City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge

You’re Invited to take the City of Ventura’s FOOD WASTE PREVENTION CHALLENGE, May 18 – July 12, 2015 In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, City of Ventura Environmental Specialists Courtney Lindberg and Tobie Mitchell talk to show host, Maryann Ridini

SIGN UP for the City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge

You’re Invited to take the City of Ventura’s FOOD WASTE PREVENTION CHALLENGE, May 18 – July 12, 2015 In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, City of Ventura Environmental Specialists Courtney Lindberg and Tobie Mitchell talk to show host, Maryann Ridini

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? 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

Got Trash? Ventura’s Westside Welcomes New Urban Trash Recyclers and Big Bellies

This past February, the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division installed 12 new Urban Recycler trash and recycling containers  and two Big Belly trash and recycling containers on Ventura’s Westside. “The Westside community reached out to us requesting trash and

Got Trash? Ventura’s Westside Welcomes New Urban Trash Recyclers and Big Bellies

This past February, the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division installed 12 new Urban Recycler trash and recycling containers  and two Big Belly trash and recycling containers on Ventura’s Westside. “The Westside community reached out to us requesting trash and

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

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

Calling All Artists: Show Your Artwork at Ventura’s Earth Day Eco Fest Saturday April 25th

Accepted Artists will have his/her work prominently featured at the Beach Stage at no cost! Calling all Ventura County Artists! The 8th annual Ventura Earth Day Eco Fest happening Saturday, April 25, 10am to 5:00pm, Promenade Park, Ventura, is accepting

Calling All Artists: Show Your Artwork at Ventura’s Earth Day Eco Fest Saturday April 25th

Accepted Artists will have his/her work prominently featured at the Beach Stage at no cost! Calling all Ventura County Artists! The 8th annual Ventura Earth Day Eco Fest happening Saturday, April 25, 10am to 5:00pm, Promenade Park, Ventura, is accepting