Category Archives: Environment

The Plant Exchange

The Plant Exchange, a registered 501(c)(3) organization, is a community and a celebration that encourages resource sharing, reuse, recycling, and organic living. Our mission is to encourage green practices and support Oakland’s designation as one of the greenest cities in …
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Education Outside

Education Outside is changing science education in urban public elementary schools by teaching outdoors. We spark children’s interest in science and connect them to the natural world through hands-on learning in school gardens at 37 school sites across San Francisco. …
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The Conscious Kitchen

The Conscious Kitchen aims to rethink school meals based on six foundational principles: fresh, local, organic, seasonal, non-GMO, and zero waste. Our holistic approach to food service unites a diverse community of stakeholders working toward a common goal – nourishing …
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Veggielution Community Farm

Volunteers help with various tasks such as planting, weeding, composting, harvesting, and more. You can try your hand at many different aspects of the farm – there is always something new happening out here. You don’t have to have any …
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The Plant Exchange

The Plant Exchange is held every March and October in Oakland. It is fun, free and encourages reuse, recycling, organic living, resource sharing, and information exchange. Come meet other gardeners, landscapers, urban farmers, and outdoor fans who come from all …
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Breathe California

Breathe California has many services to promote lung health and clean air. Our current focus is on Asthma, Air Quality, Tobacco Prevention and Control and Lung Health Research