Daily Acts Tours and Workshops
Submitted by Willi on Tue, 09 Jun 2009 - 22:05
Upcoming Daily Acts Tours and Workshops
Register at: www.dailyacts.org 707-789-9664
Locally Grown Self-Care Tour - Occidental, Sebastopol
Sunday, June 14th, 8:30am - 12:30pm, $35.
Join us for a day of self-care awareness exploring the sustainable hedonism of nurturing yourself. The morning is one of reflection and rejuvenation at Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary. We'll caravan to Sebastopol's French Garden's garden; 30 acres diversely planted with luscious vegetables, delicate herbs and over 70 fruit trees. Learn about bio-intensive farming techniques, water-savvy drip irrigation and dry farming.
The Backyard Feather Revolution Tour - Petaluma, Penngrove, Sebastopol
Saturday, June 27th, 10am to 4pm, $35
A day of fowl exploration leads us to three thriving backyard chicken coops and flocks. Learn about proper coop siting and construction, chicken care, egg management, sharing space with free-range chickens, fertilizer application and rotational chicken runs.
The 7 Wonders of Water Conservation Workshop - Petaluma
City of Petaluma Water Resources and Conservation/Daily Acts
Tuesday, June 30th, 6:30 to 8:30pm, Free
Are you ready to soak in the secrets of turning water scarcity into water abundance? This site tour and presentation with Dave Iribarne, City of Petaluma's Water Conservation Coordinator leads us through the new eco-fabulous Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility. Trathen Heckman, Executive Director of Daily Acts will share slides and stories of greywater reuse, water storage, bioswales and the innovative art of rainwater harvesting.
East Bay Cohousing Crawl - Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville
A Walking and Public Transit Meander
Sunday, July 12th, 10am to 4pm, $40
Here is a mind -and soul-enriching day of exploring innovative, affordable and sustainable urban cohousing models. It's a delightful tour of Oakland/Berkeley/Emeryville cohousing neighborhoods that will invigorate you with some easy flat walking between sites (a few miles).
Lush and Water Wise - Petaluma
Daily Acts/ City of Petaluma Water Resources and Conservation
Saturday, July 18th, 10am to 2:30pm, Free for Petaluma residents, $25 non-residents
Meandering through the residential home and garden of Trathen Heckman, Executive Director of Daily Acts, we'll explore domestic water use inside and out and a host of easy techniques for minimizing waste of this precious resource. Outside we'll learn small-scale techniques for harvesting and storing rainwater for reuse, building healthy soil, practical greywater possibilities and design principles to move you towards a more sustainable landscape.
Register at: www.daily-acts.org or 707-789-9664