Volunteer Day at the EarthLab Demonstration Garden

The EarthLab Demonstration Conservation Garden is on its way to becoming a community jewel in the 4th District. The first install of plants was February 25, 2017. The second install and completion of design is October 28, 2017, Saturday, 9:00 … Continued

Getting Rid of the Reed

Amidst the whirring  of brushcutters, tinkling of glass bottles and the bellow of tuba music from passing cars, volunteers at Southcrest Community Center yesterday tackled a creek full of giant reed in celebration of the international Coastal Cleanup Day. It … Continued

The Fishy Business of Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a centuries-old growing technique that combines the plant growing power of hydroponics (cultivating crops without soil) with aquaculture (raising aquatic animals like fish and shellfish) to create an efficient, looped ecosystem.  Simply explained, we have a tank with … Continued