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Fairfax Streets for People Coming up Soon!

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The sixth annual Fairfax Streets for People encourages playfulness and creativity in the open street in downtown Fairfax for the afternoon of SUNDAY, August 27, 2017! Sustainable Fairfax and the Fairfax Chamber are hosting the sixth annual Streets for People; an Open Streets event in downtown Fairfax, on Sunday August 27, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00pm. The event transforms Bolinas Road in […]

List of Weekend Marches & Rallies

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Since there are several local rallies and marches happening this weekend, I thought it would be helpful to summarize them all in one place. Here’s the list I have for Friday and Saturday: 1)  Friday, Jan 20 (Inauguration Day), Bridge Together Golden Gate– 10am-noon Participants will form a human chain across the Golden Gate Bridge in […]

Celebrate Earth Day 2016 in Fairfax

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How did Earth Day get its start? The first Earth Day took place on April 22nd, 1970 when 20 million people participated in peaceful demonstrations to protest the industrial revolution and advocate for a healthy sustainable environment. Earth Day founder Senator Gaylord Nelson was inspired to create Earth Day after witnessing the devastating 1969 oil […]

Sustainable Fairfax Benefit Raffle – Win a Yuba Cargo Bicycle!

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ENTER A RAFFLE TO WIN A CARGO BIKE!   (And other prizes) Yuba Bicycles donated a Yuba Mundo LUX cargo bicycle (Value $1600) to support ReduceX2 (car trips per week), a project of Sustainable Fairfax. A cargo bike is specifically designed to carry a load, be it small, large, heavy or light. Load up your groceries & […]

Fairfax Community Seed Exchange Now at the Fairfax Library

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Sustainable Fairfax has partnered with the Marin County Free Library and 2014 Branson Environmental Action Network to create a Community Seed Exchange. The Community Seed Exchange is a free seed library that supports our community with locally-grown, pesticide-free, non-GMO seeds. This is an important program to preserve and maintain agricultural biodiversity, develop seed stock that […]

Looking Back on September’s Community Council

We the People: Participatory Politics Our 3rd Community Council focused on participatory politics and being a citizen. We were a small and nearly gender-balanced group. One participant spoke of a great love for the mysteries of the democratic process and felt that voting is sacred. Others hadn’t voted for many years and either do so […]