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Summer Food Preservation Series

Summer Food Preservation Series

07%20Jars.jpgSaturday, July 26 – Fermenting with Michelle Dohrn Course and teacher information here.

Saturday, August 16 – Canning with Christa Bandringa
Course and teacher information here.

Saturday, September 6 – Dehydrating with Risa Horowitz
Course and teacher information here [still to come].

All demonstration courses will be held 10:45 am to 1 pm in the Meiners Oaks area, and space is limited to 18 attendees per class. 07%20Figs.jpg

OVGC Members
- $35 per course / $90 for all 3 courses
Non-members
- $40 per course / $105 for all 3 courses

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August e-News on Stands

• Food Preservation Series: Course #2 Canning on August 16
• Waking Up to Water
• Green Living Home Tour & Show Calling for Sponsors, Exhibitors and Sites
• Help Wanted
Read e-News Here

Restoring Nature with Regenerative Agriculture

Restoring Nature with Regenerative Agriculture: Creating Resilient Farms, Landscapes and Communities
An evening presentation and panel discussion with Darren Doherty and John Roulac.
Thursday, Sept. 11 - 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Ojai Valley Women's Club - 441 E. Ojai Ave.
Sponsored by Nourish_Foundation_email%5B9%5D.png
with support from The Ojai Foundation, Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Santa Barbara Permaculture Network


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Ojai is pleased to host Darren J. Doherty (left) and his Regrarians 2014 World Tour with a Thursday night community presentation and a regenerative agriculture professional development course at the Ojai Foundation.

Joining Darren Thursday will be John Roulac, founder and CEO of Nutiva, speaking on the future of carbon farming.

Panelist (coming soon)

Darren J. Doherty Bio


WHAT IS A “REGRARIAN”?
Regrarian, a portmanteau of “Regenerative Agrarian”, is a term first coined by Darren J. Doherty in 2013 to describe those who are actively undertaking the serious & timely process of regenerating, restoring, rehabilitating, rehabitating, rekindling (etc.!) & rebooting healthy production landscapes across this planet.
REGRARIANS PLATFORM:
1. CLIMATE - You, Enterprise, Risk, Weather
2. GEOGRAPHY - Landform, Components, Proximity
3. WATER - Storage, Earthworks, Harvesting, Reticulation
4. ACCESS - Roads, Tracks, Trails, Markets, Utilities, People
5. FORESTRY - Blocks, Shelter, Savannah, Orchards, Natural
6. BUILDINGS - Homes, Sheds, Portable, Yards
7. FENCING - Permanent, Electric, Cross, Living
8. SOILS - Planned Grazing, Minerals, Fertility, Crops
9. MARKETING - Analysis, Strategy, Value Chain
10. ENERGY - Photosynthesis, Generation, Storage

Food News Summer Edition

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

• Food News Goes Quarterly
• Fermentation Festival
• Ojai Food Co-op Update
• Take Action to Save Bees
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Read Your Food News Here

Local Water Matters Resources

New Water Resource Webpage - Good Job Ventura River Watershed Council!

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"Water efficiency" means using improved technologies and practices that deliver equal or better service with less water.
"Water conservation" is the curtailment of water use - doing "less" with less water.

Conservation
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Water Conservation Checklist
Graywater 101
Graywater Guidelines Ventura County

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Rebates & Toolkits
Save Our H20 Toolkit
FREE Water Conservation Devices
High Efficiency Washers & Toilets
Smart Irrigation Controllers
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Water Wise Gardening in Ventura County
PLEASE, DON’T IRRIGATE BETWEEN 9:00 A.M. AND 6:00 P.M.!
Water Saving Plants
Drought Tolerant Garden

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