Sustainable Fairfax | 141 Bolinas Road, Fairfax, CA 94930
Make a Worm Bin Workshop - 5/6
When: Sunday, May 6, 2012
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: The Sustainable Fairfax Backyard
141 Bolinas Ave, Fairfax
Cost: $25 if you bring your own plastic-lidded bin or bucket, $50 for the class and a wooden worm in.
Register early! Mail check to Sustainable Fairfax, Attn: Worm Bin, PO Box 342, Fairfax, CA 94978
Join us to learn how worms can turn garbage into garden gold! Worm composting is simple, low-cost, and can be done all year long.
Tour of Marin Sanitary Service – 5/8
When: May 8th, 2012, 10am-noon
Where: Marin Recycling and Resource Center, 1057 Anderson Drive, San Rafael
Join us as we tour the Marin Sanitary Service facilities. Find out what happens once your waste leaves the curb, and how you canmake the most of your sanitary service to reduce waste.
Email SustainFX@gmail.com to register.
When: May 20th 2012
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Sustainable Fairfax, 141 Bolinas Ave, Fairfax.
Don’t shop, swap! Save the date for our clothing swap! Bring your clean, gently used clothes and join the treasure hunt!
On Wednesday May 2, supporters of the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act will be turning in enough signatures to put the California Right to Know GMO labeling initiative on the ballot! This massive achievement represents the work of thousands of volunteers who are demanding the right to know what’s in the food we eat and feed our families.
Click here for information about the act and stay tuned as we gear up for the second phase of this important campaign!
|When: Every Saturday morning
Time: 8:30 AM set-up, Clean-up ends around noon
Location: Fairfax Community Church, 2398 Sir Francis Drake
The Food Pantry is less than a year old, and has already grown to serve over 120 people each Saturday. To make it easy to help out, there’s now an online tool to that folks can use for online sign-up for specific shifts. Go to www.eventsvolunteer.com to sign up to support this fantastic program. From the list of events, select “Fairfax Food Pantry.”
Our Beekeeping for Beginners workshop on April 7th was a huge success, thanks to our Events Chair, Jen Jones! It was a perfect day for learning about the ins and outs of hive maintenance.
The twenty-two beginning beekeepers even had the great luck of finding and capturing a swarm of bees. Special thanks to Bonnie Bolienger for creating this class.
MONDAYs: 1-2 PM, “West Marin Matters”
“POST CARBON,” hosted by Bing Gong and Bernie Stephan (2nd & 4th Mondays)