Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative Class Schedule Fall 2015

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Fall 2015 Classes Emerson Avenue Community Garden (Beginning) Address: 6550 W. 80th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Dates: October 4, 11, 18 and 25 (Sunday) Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm Instructor: Dana Morgan Contact Info: danah.morgan@gmail.com Fees: General public – $55 for series or $15 per class Orville Wright Middle School employees, parents and EACG plot holders – $40... Read More

Worker-Owned: exploration & play – Sun. Jan. 24, 2016 from 2 – 5pm – Pasadena

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ARROYO S.E.C.O. & ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY invite you to an afternoon of exploration and play about WORKER OWNED COOPERATIVES This is a FREE event! Please RSVP to reserve your space: nancyannneberlin@gmail.com(Donations are gratefully accepted at the door to help us continue our educational programming.) Sunday, January 24 2-5... Read More

From Lawn to Productive and Profitable Mini-Farm – Thur Jan 21, 2016 at 7pm – Pasadena

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In this presentation Curtis Stone will walk you through the process in which a 2100 square foot lawn can be converted to a productive mini farm. He’ll discuss the technical process of conversion, and the economics of producing out of that plot once it has been converted. Curtis will demonstrate that your average lawn can be a considerable source of revenue, generating $18,000,... Read More

“Falling for the Mountain” an evening of film, veggie potluck and dialog, Thursday, December 10, 2015 at from 7 to 10pm

Suzanna Knittel

     About the film: Falling for the Mountain, a film by Suzanna Knittel, is the intimate and urgent story of a family (her family) that must come together to steward their ancestral home in the majestic Swiss Alps in the face of climate change, and other modern challenges. Most of these relatives now live in cities, yet all have deep ties to this bucolic land. Now the next... Read More

Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7:30pm: The Low Down on Pee and Poo: Composting Toilets & Urine Reuse – A talk at L.A. Eco-Village

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Composting toilets offer a sanitary and ecological solution to the flush toilet. (Did you know that around 890 billion gallons of untreated sewage flows into US waterways each year?) Learn about waterless composting toilets, reusing urine, and considerations for installing a system into your home. This presentation will cover homescale composting toilets from urban to rural applications,... Read More

Carfree Chat: LA Transportation Viewed from L.A. Eco-Village, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 7:30 at L.A. Eco-Village

At this event, we’ll provide an update on current transportation projects in LA and share the history of carfree transportation culture and projects at L.A. Eco-Village. For many years, Eco-Villagers have worked to raise awareness about the destructive ecological effects driving has on our region.  Now we are moving to develop a more inclusive approach to changing transportation... Read More

Greywater Installer’s Course (6 day) November 9 – 14, 2015 at L.A. Eco-Village

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Interested in learning all about greywater or becoming a greywater installer for your area? This course is designed for people with either basic plumbing, landscaping, or permaculture skills who want to learn how to design and build simple, economical residential greywater systems. You will learn about the theory behind simple and high-end systems including the indoor use of greywater.... Read More

TimeBank Crafts Fair – November 7, 2015 from Noon to 4pm at L.A. Eco-Village

This will be the 4th annual Arroyo Seco/West Adams TimeBank crafts fair.  All locally handmade items such as tea towels, bar soaps, jewelry, jams, arts and crafts, and more.  This is one of the best ways to support local and independent artists, designers and crafters making great stuff out of local and recycled materials. Items will be for sale for time dollars and combinations... Read More

Bicycle Kitchen Party – Friday October 30, 2015 from 8pm on at the Bike Kitchen Los Angeles

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It’s a Halloween costume FunRaiser party at the Bicycle Kitchen with: music           food            dancing           fun R I D E     O V E R EVENT DETAILS: Suggested Donation:  $13 Date and Time:    Friday, October 30, 2015 from 8pm to the Witchen Hour Location:  The Bicycle Kitchen 4429 Fountain Ave., LA 90029 Live Music by:    –... Read More

Mushroom Cultivation & Application course – Bi-Lingual – October 30-November 1, 2015 at L.A. Eco-Village

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With Radical Mycology founder Peter McCoy. Bi-lingual:  English and Spanish (Spanish translations by Cris Sarabia).      This Mushroom Cultivation & Application Course covers the essential principles and practices of high yield mushroom production for all budgets.        Starting with the fundamentals of cultivation, and progressively building in conceptual... Read More

Contact Information

117 Bimini Place #221
Los Angeles CA 90004
crsp@igc.org