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Herbal Remedies (Level 1) 4/19/14 10AM - 2PM 2014-04-19 10:00:00 2014-04-19 14:00:00

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Herbology, or herbal medicine, involves using the wonders of plants for medicinal purposes. This method of healing has been used for...

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Backyard Skills Workshop: Orchard Design 4/26/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-04-26 13:00:00 2014-04-26 15:00:00

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Start the backyard orchard of your dreams! Understand the tools, techniques, and basic strategies for designing a productive orchard. The...

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Tools for Change: Bare Root Fruit Tree Talk 4/27/14 1PM - 2PM 2014-04-27 13:00:00 2014-04-27 14:00:00

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Buy local and support your community of gardeners! Join us inside Tools For Change to understand the basics of bare root fruit trees. In...

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House and Garden Guided Tour 5/3/14 11AM - 12PM 2014-05-03 11:00:00 2014-05-03 12:00:00

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Every first Saturday of the month at 11am, join us for a free guided tour of The Ecology Center house and grounds. We are an environmental...

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Community Table: Sunday Brunch 5/4/14 11AM - 1PM 2014-05-04 11:00:00 2014-05-04 13:00:00

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Community Table is a unique, farm-to-table dining experience that happens once a month in the garden. To celebrate the seasonal shift and...

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Garden Workshop: Summer Gardening 5/4/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-05-04 13:00:00 2014-05-04 15:00:00

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As part of our monthly garden workshop series, we are excited to welcome you into the garden for this workshop on summer gardening!  May...

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Backyard Skills Workshop: Composting 5/10/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-05-10 13:00:00 2014-05-10 15:00:00

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When is the best time to start composting? The answer is yesterday! There are many ways to transform organic matter into fertilizer for...

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Beekeeping (Level II) 5/11/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-05-11 13:00:00 2014-05-11 15:00:00

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Beekeeping, or apiculture, is said to have begun with the Egyptians who used logs, boxes, and pottery vessels to make hives. Today, with...

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Farm to Fork: Adults 5/14/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-14 18:00:00 2014-05-14 20:00:00

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Our Farm to Fork adult series of cooking classes emphasizes the journey real food takes from seed to plate! Beginning with an exploration...

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Community Table: Sunday Brunch 5/18/14 11AM - 1PM 2014-05-18 11:00:00 2014-05-18 13:00:00

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Community Table is a unique, farm-to-table dining experience that happens once a month in the garden. To celebrate the seasonal shift and...

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Backyard Skills Workshop: Backyard Chickens 5/24/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-05-24 13:00:00 2014-05-24 15:00:00

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Learn how to get started with caring for chickens in your own backyard! These feathered companions are good-natured pets with many...

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Tools for Change: Seeds Talk 5/25/14 1PM - 2PM 2014-05-25 13:00:00 2014-05-25 14:00:00

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In this exclusive talk, understand the diversity of seeds and seedlings. Explore the Seed Bank and learn the tools, materials, and methods...

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House and Garden Guided Tour 6/7/14 11AM - 12PM 2014-06-07 11:00:00 2014-06-07 12:00:00

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Every first Saturday of the month at 11am, join us for a free guided tour of The Ecology Center house and grounds. We are an environmental...

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Community Table: Sunday Brunch 6/8/14 11AM - 1PM 2014-06-08 11:00:00 2014-06-08 13:00:00

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Community Table is a unique, farm-to-table dining experience that happens once a month in the garden. To celebrate the seasonal shift and...

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Garden Workshop: Tomatoes, Peppers & Potatoes 6/8/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-06-08 13:00:00 2014-06-08 15:00:00

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As part of our monthly garden workshop series, we are excited to welcome you into the garden for this workshop on summer gardening!  May...

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Tools for Change: Veggie Box Demo 6/14/14 1PM - 2PM 2014-06-14 13:00:00 2014-06-14 14:00:00

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Are you empowered to grow your own? If so, you're in the right place. With a veggie box, you can grow your own food anywhere - the...

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Farm to Fork: Adults 6/18/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-06-18 18:00:00 2014-06-18 20:00:00

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Our Farm to Fork adult series of cooking classes emphasizes the journey real food takes from seed to plate! Beginning with an exploration...

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Backyard Skills Workshop: Breadbaking (Level II) 6/21/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-06-21 13:00:00 2014-06-21 15:00:00

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Ditch the preservatives and plastic wrap. Join us and learn how to make homemade, all-natural bread from scratch. Take home fresh and...

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Backyard Skills Workshop: Breadbaking (Level II) 6/22/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-06-22 13:00:00 2014-06-22 15:00:00

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Ditch the preservatives and plastic wrap. Join us and learn how to make homemade, all-natural bread from scratch. Take home fresh and...

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Farm Film Series & Community Potluck 6/26/14 7PM - 8:30PM 2014-06-26 19:00:00 2014-06-26 20:30:00

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Get cozy with your own chair or blanket, and join us in the garden for a film, homemade popcorn, craft beer on draught, and light...

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Cheesemaking (Level II) 6/28/14 11AM - 1PM 2014-06-28 11:00:00 2014-06-28 13:00:00

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Cheese making is a unique trade skill that dates back thousands of years. Not just to please our taste buds, cheese was made as a way to...

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Cheesemaking (Level II) 6/28/14 3PM - 5PM 2014-06-28 15:00:00 2014-06-28 17:00:00

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Cheese making is a unique trade skill that dates back thousands of years. Not just to please our taste buds, cheese was made as a way to...

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Community Table: Sunday Brunch 6/29/14 11AM - 1PM 2014-06-29 11:00:00 2014-06-29 13:00:00

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Community Table is a unique, farm-to-table dining experience that happens once a month in the garden. To celebrate the seasonal shift and...

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Tools for Change: Worm Bins Demo 6/29/14 1PM - 2PM 2014-06-29 13:00:00 2014-06-29 14:00:00

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Even with the best intentions, food waste is inevitable. The good news is, we can control the amount by doing things like composting and...

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Farm Lab Camp: Session 1 / Ages 7-9 7/8/14 9AM - 7/11/14 1PM 2014-07-08 09:00:00 2014-07-11 13:00:00

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Calling All Campers!  Back by popular demand in 2014: FARM LAB CAMP! Become a junior farmer! Experience the daily rhythm of farm life and...

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Farm Lab Camp: Session 2 / Ages 7-9 7/15/14 9AM - 7/18/14 1PM 2014-07-15 09:00:00 2014-07-18 13:00:00

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Calling All Campers!  Back by popular demand in 2014: FARM LAB CAMP! Become a junior farmer! Experience the daily rhythm of farm life and...

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Farm Lab Camp: Session 3 / Ages 10-12 7/29/14 9AM - 8/1/14 1PM 2014-07-29 09:00:00 2014-08-01 13:00:00

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Calling All Campers!  Back by popular demand in 2014: FARM LAB CAMP! Become a junior farmer! Experience the daily rhythm of farm life and...

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Farm Film Series & Community Potluck 4/18/14 7PM - 8:30PM

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Get cozy with your own chair or blanket, and join us in the garden for a film, homemade popcorn, craft beer on draught, and light...

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Farm to Fork: Adults 4/16/14 6PM - 8PM

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Our Farm to Fork adult series of cooking classes emphasizes the journey real food takes from seed to plate! Beginning with an exploration...

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Greywater 4/12/14 1PM - 3PM

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Gardens love greywater! What’s greywater you say? It’s any water leftover from everyday, household chores like laundry, shower, kitchen and...

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We Are Earth Day 4/5/14 10AM - 4PM

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Join us Saturday, April 5, 2014 for our annual We Are Earth Day community festival! Whether you are brand new to implementing eco-friendly...

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Fruit Tree Grafting & Propogation 3/23/14 1PM - 3PM

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Dive into this workshop and explore an ancient technique used to duplicate trees with desirable fruit. We'll learn how to join two separate...

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World Water Day 3/22/14 11AM - 1PM

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In support of Hurley H2O’s global 100K World Water Day effort, we are honored to act as the hub for global updates, awareness and...

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Community Table: Sunday Brunch 3/16/14 11AM - 1PM

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Community Table is a unique, farm-to-table dining experience set in the courtyard of The Ecology Center. It’s a special opportunity to...

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Fruit Tree Care & Orchard Planning 3/15/14 1PM - 3PM

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The first few years of a fruit tree's life are most crucial. With good care and planning, you will reap a healthy, abundant harvest. In...

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Farm to Fork: Adults 3/9/14 11AM - 1PM

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Our Farm to Fork adult series of cooking classes emphasizes the journey real food takes from seed to plate! Beginning with an exploration...

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Beekeeping (Level I) 3/8/14 1PM - 3PM

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Beekeeping, or apiculture, is said to have begun with the Egyptians who used logs, boxes, and pottery vessels to make hives. Today, with...

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Garden Workshop: Spring Prep & Plant 3/2/14 1PM - 3PM

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In this edition of our monthly garden workshop series, we are excited to explore spring preparations and planting! March is the perfect...

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The Ecology Center Guided Tour 3/1/14 11AM - 12PM

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Every first Saturday of the month at 11am, join us for a free guided tour of The Ecology Center house and grounds. We are an environmental...

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Eco-Apprentices: Information Session 2/27/14 6PM - 7:30PM

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Learn more about our exciting, hands-on permaculture design certification course. Explore the course curriculum, calendar, and get answers...

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Talk & Demo: Rain Barrels 2/23/14 1PM - 3PM

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Join us to inside Tools for Change, our general store, for an exclusive talk and demonstration on rainwater harvesting and rain barrels....

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Cheesemaking (Level I) 2/22/14 1PM - 3:30PM

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Cheese making is a unique trade skill that dates back thousands of years. Not just to please our taste buds, cheese was made as a way to...

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Fruit Tree Pruning 2/15/14 1PM - 3PM

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A healthy, well-pruned fruit tree will produce a higher yield with more nutritious and better tasting fruit. Join us in this hands-on...

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Breadbaking (Level 1) 2/8/14 1PM - 3PM

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There was a time in the not-so distant past that the smell of freshly baked bread permeated households everywhere. Let’s revert to those...

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Community Talk: GMO Education with Farmer Howard Vlieger 2/2/14 3:30PM - 5PM

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Join us for a talk on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from Howard Vlieger, a third generation family farmer from northwest Iowa....

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Garden Workshop: Design & Planning 2/2/14 1PM - 3PM

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As part of our monthly garden talk series, we are excited to welcome you into the garden to dive deep into ecological garden design and...

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The Ecology Center Guided Tour 2/1/14 11AM - 12PM

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Every first Saturday of the month at 11am, join us for a free guided tour of The Ecology Center house and grounds. We are an environmental...

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Seasonal Jams & Nut Butters Tasting 1/26/14 1PM - 3PM

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Join us to welcome chef Erika Tucker inside Tools for Change, our general store, for an exclusive talk and tasting of a variety of her...

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Natural Dyes (Level 1) 1/25/14 1PM - 4PM

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The art of natural dying, or dying with colors derived from plants and minerals, is a practice that dates back to the last part of the...

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Household Water Strategies & Rain Barrel Construction 1/18/14 1PM - 3PM

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Water is the most precious resource on the planet. To ensure a clean and abundant supply in the future, we must start today with at-home...

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Artisan Bread Tasting 1/11/14 1PM - 2PM

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Join us to welcome Jonnie LoFranco of BREAD Artisan Bakery inside Tools For Change, our general store, for an exclusive talk and tasting of...

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Farm to Fork: Adults - November 11/21/13 6PM - 8:30PM

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Led by professional local chefs, this hands-on cooking class for adults starts with freshly harvested ingredients and ends with a delicious...

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Give Thanks: Member Party 11/16/13 3PM - 6PM

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In gratitude for our members' ongoing support, join us for this special members-only reception at The Ecology Center! Come together and...

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Transforming Public Space with Mark Lakeman 11/6/13 6PM - 8PM

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Join us to welcome Mark Lakeman, visionary architect and founder of City Repair, for a discussion on how we can transform public space...

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Ecotoberfest 10/26/13 3:30PM - 6PM

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Join us for an exclusive and beer talk and tasting with local brewmaster Evan Weinberg of Cismontane Brewing Company in Rancho Santa...

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Backyard Skills Workshop: Beermaking 10/26/13 1PM - 3PM

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Support local your brewer and drink local. Gain skills to brew your own! Enjoy a beer talk and tasting from a local brewmaster. The craft...

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Farm to Fork: Adults - October 10/17/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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Led by professional local chefs, this hands-on cooking class for adults starts with freshly harvested ingredients and ends with a delicious...

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