Carbon Farming Offers Real Solutions to Climate Change

Carbon Farming Offers Real Solutions to Climate Change

This is a summary of great article from our friends at The Bohemian. The full article on carbon farming can be found here. There is a new way to fight climate change taking root in Northern California called carbon farming. Supported by California’s Healthy Soils Initiative with grants and training assistance, carbon farming is the practice of preserving local topsoils and maximizing the carbon sequestered in them. Due largely to...

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Ukiah Daily Journal Highlights Real Goods’ 2017 Earth Day Event

Ukiah Daily Journal Highlights Real Goods’ 2017 Earth Day Event

The Ukiah Daily Journal spoke to John Schaeffer and Landa Roon about Real Goods’ 2017 Earth Day celebration at the Solar Living Center and the importance of positive, inspirational thinking during today’s distracted and divided social climate. Get inspired by their words and turn that inspiration into action – come join us for Earth Day 2017 at the Solar Living Center! Read Carole Brodsky’s full article on the Ukiah...

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8 Foods That Magically Regrow

8 Foods That Magically Regrow

By Stephanie Lynch When you think about how vegetables or fruits grow, you probably think about a seed, right? While you’re technically right, did you know there’s another way to regrow some fruits and vegetables from the scraps when you’re done eating it? As long as the scraps are fresh and you’re giving it the right environment, you won’t have to go the grocery store or buy seeds again! Check out these 8 fruits...

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Is Cleaning Your House Bad for the Environment and Your Health?

Is Cleaning Your House Bad for the Environment and Your Health?

By Sally Keys As an off-gridder, protecting the environment is likely to be one of your foremost concerns. You’ll no doubt be keen to limit the harmful chemicals used in your home, and household cleaners should be top of your list. The chemicals that they contain are common air and water pollutants, and what’s more, the very substances used to keep your home clean and free from allergens can actually cause allergy-like symptoms that...

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Earth Day 2017 Event at the Solar Living Center

Earth Day 2017 Event at the Solar Living Center

There’s no better place on Earth to celebrate Earth Day than at the world-famous Solar Living Center, where renewable energy, permaculture, and green living converge on 12 beautiful acres along California’s historic Highway 101 in Mendocino County! Join us on April 22 for this FREE, family-friendly event featuring kids’ crafts, acoustic music, solar boat races, a BIG sale at the Real Goods Store, and much more! Workshops 11:00...

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