The Albany Arts and Green Festival is coming up, just as the case for living more resource-lite (read water, energy) becomes ever more pressing.
Will you help us have the best table ever this year? The more people who put their heads together on something like this, the better things turn out; as a lone wolf, it’s been hard for me to learn this, but it’s true..
Whether it’s helping implement ideas for the table or being there on the day, we can really use your input and energy. See below the fold for some current ideas.
It’s all happening from 11 am to 4 pm at the Albany’s Memorial Park, 1325 Portland Avenue – (yes; the site of the beautiful Edible Landscape!) – and there will be all kinds of great things going on all day. Stay tuned for details, but this is definitely the place to be on May 3rd if you want to see positive change. (more…)
East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO) and Albany’s Diverse Housing Working Group (a community coalition co-founded by Transition Albany) both believe that affordable housing mitigates against gentrification, enhances neighborhoods, sparks economic development, and stabilizes communities. Doesn’t that sound like what we need? (more…)
Join in the Tuesday morning fun. Each Tuesday Catherine and Mary Louise guide whoever shows up in taking care of whatever needs doing in the garden… litter patrol, plant clean up, composting, hose watering, mending the drip irrigation, mulching, creating support for plants. Meet up between Portland Ave. and Thousand Oaks Ave. on Carmel Ave. near the picnic area and Snack Shack, by the Welcome to the Edible Landscape Sign and red archway.
The City of Albany’s Friends of Albany Parks are hosting a care, maintenance and beautification of Memorial Park. Volunteers who attend the Clean-Up Day will receive an official Friends of Albany Parks t-shirt. Meet up at the Edible Landscape on Carmel Avenue halfway between Portland Avenue and Thousand Oaks Avenue, near the picnic area and Snack Shack. Note the earlier than usual time.
The Contra Costa Master Gardeners, in partnership with Urban Tilth, will be holding their 2nd annual Great Tomato Sale on Saturday, April 11th from 10-3 at Adams Crest Farm 5000 Patterson Circle, Richmond. Come and get healthy tomato seedlings that have been specially selected for our area. Here is a link to more information including a list of the varieties available (click on shopping list link)