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Yerba Buena Nursery - the first native nursery in California
Regional Parks Botanic Garden - a California native plants botanical garden in Tilden Park
Gardening Without Work by Ruth Stout
Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway
Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster
Classes, Workshops and Certification
OAEC (Occidental Arts & Ecology Center)
15290 Coleman Valley Rd. Occidental, CA 95465
707 874 1557
Regenerative Design Institute (RDI)
451 Mesa Rd. Bolinas, CA 94924
415 868 9681
Urban Permaculture Institute
Greywater Action - For a Sustainable Water Culture
how to bring the water from your washing machine, etc. into your garden – classes, publications, actions, philosophy
Sustainable Homes & Living
Home Power magazine - generally easy to read do-it-yourself articles about: solar systems, wind energy, hydro power, rainwater harvesting, etc.
Grid Alternatives - volunteer to install a photovoltaic (solar) system for a low-income household.
1171 Ocean Ave #200
510 731 1310
Solar Living Institute - classes in solar design & installation and sustainable living: greywater, permaculture, etc.