Gifts from the Forest

Gratitude to those who planted and cared for this tree many years ago. These delicious mini persimmons are one of our favorite snacks this time of year at Big Oak Canyon. If you like wild greens, those are popping up as well. But this persimmon steals the show. Photo: Ron Read more…

Ecological Literacy Training

Jodi Levine-Wright spent years exploring the state of California as a teacher with Naturalists at Large before returning to her hometown of Orange County to begin new adventures as the founder of Earthroots Field School. Jodi was steeped in a community of young environmental educators brimming with energy to share Read more…

Bring the Future Into Balance

End of year blog by Jodi Levine-Wright Every one of us understands that our personal health is directly connected to the health of our planet, the health of our ecosystems and the health of our organizations and communities. Feel yourselves be a part of something that’s transformative. ~John D. Spengler Read more…

Permaculture Course at Fairview Gardens

Permaculture Flyer Instructor: Toby Hemenway Director ofThe Center for Pattern Literacy Learn tocreate sustainable living In Urban andSuburban EnvironmentThe Center for Urban Agricultureat Fairview Gardens PERMACULTUREUrban Sustainablilty 72 hour certification course + lectures + tours + films + guest speakers + workshops + lunches Six WeekendsSix Months Starts Read more…