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Flower above: Guaiacum coulteri, photo credit: Janet Rademacher

Events:

Tuesday, August 19th
Basic Composting Workshop
Turn your grass, leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment. Green waste and worm composting will be covered. The Earth Machine compost bin and worm bin and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.

Thursday, August 21st
Replace Your Lawn with Drought-Tolerant California Natives
Ready to lose the lawn, but don't know where to begin? Come to this talk and be inspired to create a beautiful, water-wise garden! See a variety of no-lawn landscaping styles and ideas, and get professional landscaping tips on removing a lawn, choosing the appropriate plants, and watering more efficiently. Alex Von Feldt has been an avid native gardener for seven years and her garden has been featured on the Going Native Garden Tour.

Saturday, August 23rd
Farm Work Day
Come Volunteer! We'll be enjoying our Saturday morning doing fun farm work. This includes plenty of activities: sowing seeds, thinning seedlings, harvesting, building, weeding, etc.

Saturday, August 23rd
Summer U-Pick Produce
Come on over and buy the freshest produce in town at our U-Pick days starting Saturday July 12. We have one-of-a-kind heirloom varieties of tomatoes, peppers, basil, and cucumber.

Saturday, August 23rd
Fruit Picking
What's more fun than picking fruit? We'll be picking fruit in downtown San Jose to donate to local food programs.

Saturday, August 30th
Farm Work Day
Come Volunteer! We'll be enjoying our Saturday morning doing fun farm work. This includes plenty of activities: sowing seeds, thinning seedlings, harvesting, building, weeding, etc.

Saturday, August 30th
Summer U-Pick Produce
Come on over and buy the freshest produce in town at our U-Pick days starting Saturday July 12. We have one-of-a-kind heirloom varieties of tomatoes, peppers, basil, and cucumber.

Saturday, August 30th
Fruit Picking
What's more fun than picking fruit? We'll be picking fruit in downtown San Jose to donate to local food programs.

Funding Agencies

Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program

Recycling & Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


Participating Agencies

City of Cupertino

City of Los Altos

Town of Los Altos Hills

City of Milpitas

City of Mountain View

City of Palo Alto

City of San Jose

City of Santa Clara

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara Valley Water District

City of Sunnyvale

West Valley Communities (Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga)

Date:

2014-08-19


Hours:

6:00 - 8:00PM


Location:

Cubberley Community Center Room H-1, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto


Cost:

Free


Description:

Turn your grass, leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment. Green waste and worm composting will be covered. The Earth Machine compost bin and worm bin and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.


Phone:

408 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


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Comments:

Registration is required. Space is limited. Adults only please.


Date:

2014-08-21


Hours:

7:00 pm–8:30 pm


Location:

Mountain View Public Library


Cost:

Free


Description:

Ready to lose the lawn, but don't know where to begin? Come to this talk and be inspired to create a beautiful, water-wise garden! See a variety of no-lawn landscaping styles and ideas, and get professional landscaping tips on removing a lawn, choosing the appropriate plants, and watering more efficiently. Alex Von Feldt has been an avid native gardener for seven years and her garden has been featured on the Going Native Garden Tour.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

CNPS


Comments:


Date:

2014-08-23


Hours:

9am – Noon


Location:

Garden to Table Farm, 200 W. Taylor St., San Jose


Cost:


Description:

Come Volunteer! We'll be enjoying our Saturday morning doing fun farm work. This includes plenty of activities: sowing seeds, thinning seedlings, harvesting, building, weeding, etc.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

Garden to Table


Click to Register


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Comments:


Date:

2014-08-23


Hours:

9am – 1pm


Location:

Garden to Table Farm, 200 W. Taylor St., San Jose


Cost:


Description:

Come on over and buy the freshest produce in town at our U-Pick days starting Saturday July 12. We have one-of-a-kind heirloom varieties of tomatoes, peppers, basil, and cucumber.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

Garden to Table


Click for Map


Comments:


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Date:

2014-08-23


Hours:

9:30am – Noon


Location:

Downtown San Jose


Cost:


Description:

What's more fun than picking fruit? We'll be picking fruit in downtown San Jose to donate to local food programs.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

Garden to Table


Click to Register


Comments:

Signing up is easy, just fill out the registration form. After you sign up, we will send you the address and more details.


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Date:

2014-08-30


Hours:

9am – Noon


Location:

Garden to Table Farm, 200 W. Taylor St., San Jose


Cost:


Description:

Come Volunteer! We'll be enjoying our Saturday morning doing fun farm work. This includes plenty of activities: sowing seeds, thinning seedlings, harvesting, building, weeding, etc.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

Garden to Table


Click to Register


Click for Map


Comments:


Date:

2014-08-30


Hours:

9am – 1pm


Location:

Garden to Table Farm, 200 W. Taylor St., San Jose


Cost:


Description:

Come on over and buy the freshest produce in town at our U-Pick days starting Saturday July 12. We have one-of-a-kind heirloom varieties of tomatoes, peppers, basil, and cucumber.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

Garden to Table


Click for Map


Comments:


Click for more information


Date:

2014-08-30


Hours:

9:30am – Noon


Location:

Downtown San Jose


Cost:


Description:

What's more fun than picking fruit? We'll be picking fruit in downtown San Jose to donate to local food programs.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

Garden to Table


Click to Register


Comments:

Signing up is easy, just fill out the registration form. After you sign up, we will send you the address and more details.