Tag Archives: Fairfax

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 & […]

The Art of Seed Saving & Community Seed Swap

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Join the Fairfax Library and Sustainable Fairfax for a seed saving program and community seed swap on Saturday, March 19 starting at 1:00pm. Master Gardener Trish Clifford will explain how to become a more self-sufficient gardener. Attendees will learn how to grow out vegetables so they can save seeds for next year’s crop. The community seed […]

Fairfax Craft Faire

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Kick start the holiday season with the fun and festive Fairfax Craft Faire! Enjoy live music, delectable snacks from Good Earth Natural Foods, and amazing chai from Key Tea while you browse booths offering sustainably-derived crafts and goods. Get all of your shopping done, knowing you are supporting local artists and designers. Calling All Bakers! […]

This Halloween Go Green!

By Kanya Hart, Drake High School Senior & Sustainable Fairfax Zero Waste Intern During the holidays we all let go a little. But it doesn’t have to be expensive, on our wallets or the Earth. According to Nielsen.com, Americans buy 598 million pounds of candy each year that have to be trucked or flown cross-country and […]