October 2013

October 26, 2013

Green Coalition hosts Ojai Film Festival FOCUS EARTH 'HARMONY'. A Resounding Success, See You in 2014.

Prince%20Charles%20photo%201%20photo%20by%20Julie%20Bergman%20Sender_compressed.jpg For the better part of three decades, HRH Prince Charles has worked side by side with a surprising and dynamic array of environmental activists, business leaders, artists, architects and government leaders. They are working to transform the world, address the global environmental crisis and find ways toward a more sustainable, spiritual and harmonious relationship with the planet. Harmony is narrated by HRH The Prince of Wales and produced and directed by award winning filmmakers with Academy Award and Directors Guild nominations to their credit. 

Join us Sunday, November 10 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Ojai Playhouse for film screening followed by a conversation with a panel of distinguished professionals and activists.

Tickets are $10.00 each.
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October 17, 2013

October is National Energy Action Month, a Perfect Fit with Our Green Home & Building Tour

Find your steps to starting an Energy Efficiency Plan for your home and workplace here, then plan on heading over to The MOB Shop for our Free Green Home Show and Very Special $10 Home & Building Tour on Saturday, October 26. Make a day of it with workshops and demonstrations going on and included in your Tour ticket purchase.

One type of energy to save is fuel. Our Tour features a special bicycle route, $5 & $10 discount bicycle rental rates from The MOB Shop, a bicycle drawing for kids, who bring a parent(s) on the Tour, and sun-powered bicycle demos.

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October 13, 2013

About Our Panelists

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October 2, 2013

Bike to School Week presented by our Friends at The MOB Shop

From Monday, October 7th to Friday, October 11th, The Mob Shop in cooperation with the City of Ojai, the Ojai Police Department and local schools will host Bike to School Week in the Ojai Valley.

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5th Annual Green Home & Building Tour and Home Show Small Is Beautiful and so is Efficiency and Conservation of Resources

On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Coalition invites you to our 5th annual Green Home & Building Tour and Home Show. With this year’s theme Small is Beautiful, you will see a “Tiny House”, visit a 400 sq. foot home that has been built almost entirely with recycled wood and steel, and another home with a 1084 sq. footprint that is all about water conservation and efficiency while creating a food forest. Along with the homes, learn about and tour an aquaponic system as part of a local permaculture farm, then drop in next-door at Ojai Olive Oil, also sustainably farmed with a permaculture approach.

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Solarize Ojai Valley Extended Until October 18!

Sun%20at%20Work.jpg The Coalition and the Community Environmental Council have extended the deadline to sign up for the Solarize Ojai Valley program until October 18. This program extension will offer Ojai Valley homeowners additional time to sign a contract and take advantage of limited-time, discounted pricing. Solarize Ojai Valley is the second community-led solar program that the two non-profits have run in the region; the program has already helped 13 Ojai Valley homeowners start saving with solar.

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5th Annual Green Home & Building Tour ~ Saturday, October 26

On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Coalition invites you to our 5th annual Green Home & Building Tour and Home Show. With this year’s theme Small is Beautiful, you will see a “Tiny House”, Sol%20Haus%20Design%20Tiny%20House.jpg visit a 400 sq. foot home that has been built almost entirely with recycled wood and steel, and another home with a 1084 sq. footprint that is all about water conservation and efficiency while creating a food forest. Along with the homes, learn about and tour an aquaponic system as part of a local permaculture farm, then drop in next-door at Ojai Olive Oil, also sustainably farmed with a permaculture approach.
That’s just the start of what lies in store for you at this year’s Green Home & Building Tour and Home Show.

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October e-News on Stands

Harmony%20Prince%20Charles%20image.jpg• October 26 Green Home & Building Tour and Home Show
• November 10 Focus Earth Film Screening, Panel Discussion & Reception
• Solarize Ojai Valley Program Extended Until October 18
• Bike to School Week Oct. 7-11
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Food News for October

Advocating the growing, purchasing, and preserving of local organic food

• October is Food Month: Reading Picks
• Ventura County Farm Day
• Fermented Food Workshops
• Homemade Muesli Recipe
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