March 2016

March 31, 2016

Earth Day - April 23

In celebration of sustainable living, global awareness, and the joy of nature, four Ojai-based organizations team up to host this once-a-year free community event - Food for Thought, Oak Grove School, Ojai Valley Green Coalition, and the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy.

The day will include live entertainment, world food, environmental presentations and exhibits, art, field day, yoga, community involvement, Peace Sticks, and great ideas for our world.

Everything takes place under the trees on Oak Grove School’s 150-acre campus, 220 W. Lomita Avenue, Ojai.

Visitors will also have ample opportunities to find ways to live greener and appreciate the natural wonders we all share. Please visit ojaiearthday.org for more information.

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March 30, 2016

Green Living Tour & Home Show Sat. May 21

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Green Living Tour & Home Show Information Site

March 28, 2016

Sat. June 18 Greywater Workshop

Click Here for Our Save Our Water, Ojai! Resource Page

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Backyard with rainwater catchment features and greywater system, reducing the need for potable water while growing food, shade and healthy soil. Photo by Logan Hall Photography

Upcoming Class:

Workshop limited to 20 people, sign up early!
COST: $10 for OVGC members & city residents, $20 for non-members.
Get More Event Details or Register to Attend Here.
For answers to your questions, call (805) 669-8445.

Water Saving Landscapes: Greywater 101-Laundry to Landscape Workshop
When: Saturday, June 18 in Ojai.
Where: OVGC Resource Center - 206 N. Signal St. #S

Greywater systems are especially important in times of drought and can greatly reduce your
outdoor water use. Come learn how to reuse laundry water, a popular greywater system, including design considerations, water saving potential, costs, regulations, health and safety, soaps and products, and plants that are a good match for your home and landscape. A guided tour of an existing installation along with a workbook with helpful resources is included to help you start a sustainable water saving landscape transformation.

March 16, 2016

May 28 Community Garden Work Day

Valley%20of%20the%20Moon%20Garden%20Sign.jpegThe Coalition is leading a Community Garden Volunteer Work Day, rain or shine, Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Located on a beautiful 1-acre parcel on the Help of Ojai West Campus, 370 West Baldwin Rd., you’ll enjoy some gardening, restoring the small fruit orchard, meeting great people, and will go home feeling satisfied that you lent a hand to this worthy cause.

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March e-News

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* City Repair Comes to Ojai
* Welcome Russell Sydney
* What a Difference an Hour Can Make
* Non-profit or For Profit, We Both Need to Work in the Black
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March 7, 2016

What a Difference an Hour Can Make

Earth Hour is an open source movement organized by the World Wildlife Fund and volunteer organizations worldwide – the mission is to unite people to protect the planet. It was originally started as an hour long, lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007.

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Welcome Russell Sydney

The Board of Directors is very pleased to welcome Russell Sydney as the new Executive Director of the Ojai Valley Green Coalition.

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City Repair Comes to Ojai

We think one of the best things about Ojai is that it still feels like a village, not a city. If you agree, you may want to be in the audience when The Village Building Convergence (VBC) comes to Ojai.

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