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    A Maker’s Faire like none other
    More than 20 vendors are taking over Middlebrook Gardens on Dec. 17. We hope you’ll be there.Reserve a ticket or VIP package now! There will be no Maker’s Faire quite like this. The focus is on local products, sustainability and native ecology. Make, build, produce, create and grow! Nothing is more local that restoring your […]
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    December: What’s new at ELSEE?
    Dear friends, We continue making connections with many new partners who share our vision of restoring nature and growing healthy food in Santa Clara Valley, all while sequestering as much carbon as possible along the way! We find it is all the more urgent to stand together to improve our local communities since the recent […]
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    Residents show support of Agrihood at study session
    by Alrie Middlebrook On Tuesday, Nov. 29, there was a special study session on the Agrihood at Santa Clara City Hall. Many of our local partners spoke in support of the Agrihood. They shared their stories and described why the Agrihood is important to their lives. About 30 residents let the Council members know why […]
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    Indian ricegrass, December’s wild and edible plant of the month
    By Angela Ngo This month, we are celebrating Indian ricegrass, or Stipa hymenoides. Characterized by tube-like leaves and a small yellow flower, this perennial can grow in just sand. The seeds make for a great snackā€”almost like popcorn. In the Wild Indian ricegrass is a perennial grass native to California, especially in desert regions but […]
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    Garden of the Month: Imaginary play and environmental education meet
      By Carolina Masoli, designer At the beginningĀ of the year, Kellogg Elementary School in Santa Barbara, Calif., submitted an application for the Native Garden Design Grant. CNGF chose them because of their commitment to outdoor learning and their belief that changing the use of the land in their school is an important necessity. Our desire […]
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