May 21 - Guide to a Healthier Home
We are exposed to thousands of chemical compounds each day, many of them in our own homes. See how to reduce or eliminate this exposure, clean with natural products and maintain a healthier home environment. Learn how to be a conscientious consumer and find out some great drought tips. Make and take home a jar of natural laundry soap.
June 18 - Zero Waste Living with Bea Johnson
Join Bea, author of Zero Waste Home (and former Pleasant Hill resident), and learn how to eliminate excess from your life. She will cover the elements of the 5 Rs (refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle and rot) and tell of her personal journey to accomplish this. Anne Baker and Kimberly Lam will cover tips on recycling and reusing in this area. Make paper from recycled materials.
Workshops are at Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Rd.,10am - noon.
To register and check out workshops for the rest of the year go to www.sustainablecoco.org
The Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center's Board of Directors is excited to use our blog, Ranch Posts, to keep members and the public informed of the latest activities at the ranch. We invite you to comment, ask questions, or muse on the heritage center, both its historical past and its thriving present.