Saturday, April 3, 2010

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop April 17-18

Rainwater Harvesting at Home Workshop

Saturday April 17th and Sunday April 18th, 10am-4pm, Boulder, Colorado with Jason Gerhardt and Steve Morgan

Explore the soggy, spongy oasis of rainwater harvesting -- for the home landscape, urban areas and beyond. Water harvesting earthworks, cistern systems, plant ecologies, Colorado legalities, hands-on work, and more. Directly applicable to any landscape, no matter the size. Attend one or both days.

Detailed flyer

Questions? Jason, 303-258-7982,


Neighborhood Farming Plan

Here's a great blog post explaining how to expand food production via your neighborhood network. It's the next step past community supported agriculture (by the way, here's a directory of Colorado CSAs I maintain).

For all the issues with suburbia, including sprawl, car dependence and resource inefficiencies, the fact is suburbia has some strengths. Here's a video to that effect: