RiseforClimate – HUGE rally! SF Sat. Sept. 8th…we’ll be there!

RiseforClimate! So many groups going Sat. Sept. 8th - I'm not even going to list! We're on the bus, the 350.org bus, get tickets!!! North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP) also running buses so check w. either for your seat - leaving Petaluma around 10:20am from Lakeville Park & Ride. Glad [...]

By | August 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Plastric Free LIFE? Floating in that direction…

So was gratified to see, read, hear about Plastic Free July though we didn't manage to BE plastic free - moving in that direction; taking packaging out of our lives, less to landfill, more in the recycle bins! Use of wax-infused cotton cloths (Etsee) to cover dishes in the frig., [...]

By | August 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Can Carbon Farming Reverse Global Warming? True!

Years of hoping there is a provable way to curb or reverse global warming, and recently we learned that John Wick and Marin Carbon Project makes it clear SCIENCE that use of compost, can actually SUCK CARBON out of the air! Called carbon farming, the practice is documented in scientific [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Zero Waste, SoCo! Thx, Recology; 350 Bay Area, N. Bay Labor Council, Renewable Sonoma

Felt priviledged to be in the audience for Building a Movement for Good Jobs and Zero Waste at Aqus Cafe, Petaluma, couple of Monday's ago as Laura Neish, ED, 350 Bay Area, and her friends from Recology, our waste hauler AND composting teacher, explained how new goals and new equipment [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Aqus Cafe brings Zero Waste advocates Mon. 6/18, 7p

Wrote 2 articles for Sonoma County Gazette on Recycling, Sonoma Style, hoping to rebutt my partner, Wayne's contention that "recycling is a myth". Sigh. At that point, The Ratto Group was sited as having delivered up to 50% trash in its recycling - just outworn equipment and bad policy. I [...]

By | June 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Petaluma’s 1st Transhuman Festival: Carbon Farming, Food Sovereinty and fun

So glad our farm lady, Abigail, got us out of the house yesterday to attend the first ever Transhuman Festival at David Yearsley River Center, Petaluma! Was a sweet, oddly intimate, yet special event with all the right elements - delish Cowgirl Creamery cheese and meat appetizers, a flock of [...]

By | June 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Feminism 101: Handmaid’s Tale – You Don’t Own Me!

So watched the Handmaid's Tale PBS series, noting my partner, Wayne, recalled the book being banned at his high school! Many friends read the book or watched the recent or 1990 film or TV series. MUST BE IMPORTANT! The series is brilliant in my eyes. It brings all manor of [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|0 Comments

DRAWDOWN: breaking down solutions to reverse global warming with Paul Hawken

Paul Hawken's DRAWDOWN holds 80 solutions of over 100 studied, which, if implemented, could actually reverse the horrific effects of global warming. The book and movement of the same name: DRAWDOWN — The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming - and also the most purchased environmental book [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|0 Comments

We the Future @ SRJC: Nikki Silvestri, keynote, on Soil, Communities, Global Warming

We the Future conference at Petaluma campus of SRJC was well attended and fearless in its presentations, free and even included lunch. We treat our young students well in this (Petaluma) town! I very much enjoyed the presentations of Joey Smith, Let's Go Farm, and Wendy Krupnik, Farmers Guild/CAFF, with [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Look and See, farmer/poet Wendell Berry film airing on PBS Mon. 4/23

We were moved by the Wendell Berry film, Look and See, screened at Rialto, Sebastopol courtesy of Farmers Guild/CAFF. Important if you want to know what farming in Kentucky, in America, really is. Scary, too, as reality is so often these days. Farmers talking dirt, talking their love of the [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|0 Comments