Posts Tagged: green living

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

What’s in season for January and February?

When you eat fresh produce purchased from local grocery stores and/or Certified Farmer’s Markets, you’re doing something wonderful for your health, your family’s health, and the environment. Eating Local, Fresh Produce is Good For You Eating fresh, in season, and

What’s in season for January and February?

When you eat fresh produce purchased from local grocery stores and/or Certified Farmer’s Markets, you’re doing something wonderful for your health, your family’s health, and the environment. Eating Local, Fresh Produce is Good For You Eating fresh, in season, and

Dispelling the Myths: Natural, All Natural and Organic Labeling

When shopping at the grocery store, outdoor market, or other venue, what does the label “natural,” “all natural” or “organic” really mean? “Natural” and “All Natural” Food Labeling Ironically, foods that are labeled and marketed as “natural foods” and/or “all

Dispelling the Myths: Natural, All Natural and Organic Labeling

When shopping at the grocery store, outdoor market, or other venue, what does the label “natural,” “all natural” or “organic” really mean? “Natural” and “All Natural” Food Labeling Ironically, foods that are labeled and marketed as “natural foods” and/or “all

Easy tips to lead a “greener” life

Find out how you can lead a “greener” and more sustainable life.  It will save you money and save our environment and natural resources!  Watch the SustainableVentura.TV video: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6iIS6ZWwUo]

Easy tips to lead a “greener” life

Find out how you can lead a “greener” and more sustainable life.  It will save you money and save our environment and natural resources!  Watch the SustainableVentura.TV video: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6iIS6ZWwUo]

Think Global, Eat Local

     This Thanksgiving (November 28), and throughout the holidays, as well as all through the year, give thanks, celebrate, and support our local farmers, vendors and businesses by buying products, goods and services locally. Why Buy Local? Supporting the local

Think Global, Eat Local

     This Thanksgiving (November 28), and throughout the holidays, as well as all through the year, give thanks, celebrate, and support our local farmers, vendors and businesses by buying products, goods and services locally. Why Buy Local? Supporting the local

Grasscycling – Good for your Lawn and the Environment!

In this “Sustainable Ventura” podcast host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Divsion about Grasscycling.  Grasscycling is great for your lawn and the environment!   CLICK THE PODCAST ICON!

Grasscycling – Good for your Lawn and the Environment!

In this “Sustainable Ventura” podcast host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Divsion about Grasscycling.  Grasscycling is great for your lawn and the environment!   CLICK THE PODCAST ICON!

WaterSense for Lawn & Garden

In Ventura, the City recommends that homeowners water their lawns between the hours of 9pm to 9am. Water penetrates the lawn more efficiently during that time and there is less water lost to winds and evaporation. If your lawn starts

WaterSense for Lawn & Garden

In Ventura, the City recommends that homeowners water their lawns between the hours of 9pm to 9am. Water penetrates the lawn more efficiently during that time and there is less water lost to winds and evaporation. If your lawn starts

Livin’ Green: Green Your Summer

Summer conjures up visions of vacations and time off, travel, barbecues, and outdoor fun. While you’re enjoying the joys of summer, keep these green tips in mind to benefit you and the planet! Be Cool •Air conditioning accounts for 14%

Livin’ Green: Green Your Summer

Summer conjures up visions of vacations and time off, travel, barbecues, and outdoor fun. While you’re enjoying the joys of summer, keep these green tips in mind to benefit you and the planet! Be Cool •Air conditioning accounts for 14%

Livin’ Green in Ventura – 9 Everyday Tips

Every person can make a difference in the health and sustainability of our community.  If everyone does their part, just a little everyday,  imagine what an impact this would have on a global scale!  Here are 10 simple tips that

Livin’ Green in Ventura – 9 Everyday Tips

Every person can make a difference in the health and sustainability of our community.  If everyone does their part, just a little everyday,  imagine what an impact this would have on a global scale!  Here are 10 simple tips that