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Sustainable Fairfax Receives Certificate of Recognition from State Senator

Sustainable Fairfax received a great honor at its 12th Anniversary Party in October. LaMonte Bishop presented us with a Certificate of Recognition from State Senator Mark Leno.  The proclamation is a wonderful validation of our efforts in the community. The text is as follows: Sustainable Fairfax Whereas, Sustainable Fairfax is celebrating its 12th Anniversary; and […]

Stop the PEIR Coalition

Sustainable Fairfax is collaborating with Moms Advocating for Sustainability (formerly Mothers of Marin Against the Spray), the California Environmental Health Initiative, Pesticide Watch, and other organizations to oppose the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) plans for a Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR). We are asking for your support to join this coalition. The CDFA plans to […]

The Sustainability Center Officially Closed

It is official. We are now tenants of the upstairs of 141 Bolinas Rd. Our downstairs education space is closed and the upstairs is our new community meeting, project and work space. We will continue to have events in the backyard and rent out the backyard space, especially now that we have an amazing oven! […]

2010 Accomplishments!

Each year we are profoundly happy to find what dedicated citizens are capable of doing in one small town. Education: Sustainable Fairfax Community held 25 Education Events in 2010 Back to Basics: (held at the Center) Make Your Mom a Worm bin Non-toxic cleaners Herbal workshop Seed saving/sharing Cultivating Culture with Crafts Book signing with […]

Water Conservation Resources

Below are some great resources for water conservation and management. Please check them out, and let us know if you have resources to add. Water Conservation in the Home Landscape Bay-Friendly Garden Walk Receive a free residential garden evaluation from a Marin Master Gardener. Get expert advice on water-wise planting and tips for a beautiful, […]

Be a Fairfax Water Hero…Take the Pledge!

I turn off the tap while brushing my teeth.Water Saved: 300 gallons/month I cut my shower time by 1-2 minutes.Water Saved: 700 gallons/month I run only full loads of dishes or laundry.Water Saved: 700 gallons/month I repair any leaky faucets and toilets.Water Saved: 190 gallons/month I use a broom instead of hose to clean my […]

April 2010 Reservoir Report

SPRING RAINS CONTINUE TO EXCEED SEASONAL AVERAGES Rainfall this year continues to exceed the average, with rain for the month of April measuring 8.24 inches at Lake Lagunitas. Rainfall in April 2009 was 1.27 inches, while average is 3.69 inches. Average May rainfall is 1.17 inches; May rainfall this year through the 20th is already […]