We are proud to present the 2015/2016 Sustainable Living Workshop Series. Please share this information with your friends, family and co-workers!
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The drought is still present, despite recent El Nino rains. Discover many different simple options for household water conservation. Greywater landscape design expert Joseah Rosales discusses how to get the biggest bang for your buck and the details surrounding different conservation methods, including: low flow fixtures and appliances, tankless water heaters, greywater systems, rain catchment methods, drip irrigation, lawn replacement through sheet mulching, and more. Learn concrete actions you can take as a responsible homeowner to maximize your water conservation efforts, taking cost and aesthetics into consideration.
Natural body products are best for reducing toxins and artificial ingredients on our skin, but they can be expensive. Join Denise Koroslev and make this a “girls spa night” with your daughter or friend to see how easy it is to make your own lotions, lip balms, and floral facial steams and cleansers. Take home a sample.
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Learn how to preserve the bounty of summer in this beginner's class on water bath canning & simple lacto-fermentation. We will discuss some tips and pointers to get you started on home canning with confidence. Demonstration of easy methods of fruit jam preparation will take the mystery out of home-made jams. Students will learn beginning fermentation to make their own zucchini pickles and will take a jar of preserves home. Lab fee of $9.00 for supplies to be paid to teacher at class