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Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Southern Sonoma County RCD is one of California's 103 resource conservation districts, whose principal mission is to improve resource management while supporting sustainable agriculture and our urban communities. SSCRCD covers Sonoma Creek Watershed from Kenwood to the Bay, Petaluma River Watershed and the upper half of Stemple Creek Watershed in Sonoma County.

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Farming for the community

December 29, 2011 by Liz Proctor

A Petaluma farm is adapting the methods of farming popularized in The Omnivore's Dilemma to the West Coast climate. The animals work all year round, preparing the soil in the fields for the spring planting.

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Sustainable Christmas trees sprouting up

December 21, 2011 by Paul Epstein

In the past, a consumer had mainly two choices: real or artificial. Another voice has joined the debate over the “best” Christmas tree. “Sustainable” trees have hit holiday stands to become a viable option for green consumers. But what does the label “sustainable” mean and are these trees worth the premium price?

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Beyond the Bounty at Food Landscape Forum

November 17, 2011 by Dan Rademacher

Panelists at a sold-out forum on November 16 talked about their farming and farm-education enterprises on the San Mateo Coast, San Francisco, West Marin, and Santa Rosa. From food sovereignty to occupying your foodshed, check out the highlights.

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Farming and Wildlife at the Sunol Ag Park

July 22, 2009 by Bay Nature

The nonprofit group Sustainable Agriculture Education, or SAGE, manages an innovative “ag park” near the town of Sunol in eastern ...

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Geography of Hope

January 01, 2009 by Aleta George

Family farmer David Mas Masumoto likes to start shaping his 3,000 peach and nectarine trees in the fall when the ...

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