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    Middlebrook Summer Camp Registration for 2015
    Middlebrook Summer: “a camp for young earthlings” 20% discount on early registration is in effect for all who register before March 31 Camp Dates:  June 8 through August 7, 2014 Class Times: mornings 9:00am to 12:30 (lunch included) / afternoons 12:30 to 3:30pm (extended care until 5:00pm) | Place: The Middlebrook Center, 76 Race Street San Jose, […]
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    Photos from Sustainable Sat Feb 21
    It was warm sunny Saturday with delicious food and a very informative discussion.    Chefs Chris Stanton and Joni Sare prepared a most excellent meal, Mika gave a garden talk on the featured natives edible plants and Alan Hackler discussed rainwater and greywater systems that can help sustain us through our drought. Check out the […]
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    Sustainable Saturdays | Rainwater, Greywater
    Join us this week for a discussion with Alan Hackler of Bay Maples about low-tech residential greywater systems. Learn how you can reuse wastewater from your washing machine, sinks and baths, by redirecting the water into your garden.We will also serve a delicious brunch featuring 3 different native edible, superfood and habitat plants prepared by […]
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    Sustainable Saturday Valentine’s Day Brunch
       Thank you for everyone who came out to our Valentine’s Day brunch! It was spectacular and we enjoyed seeing so many beautiful faces!
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    Photos from Sustainable Sat – Feb 9
    In spite of some rain last Saturday we served a very nice brunch, opened our farm stand and talked with a lot of great people.   We do this every Saturday rain or shine at the Middlebrook Center on 76 Race Street in downtown San Jose.  Each week we have a brunch featuring different California native […]
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    Valentine’s Day Brunch- Decadent discussion, delicious food
    A delicious and decadent Valentine’s day is in store for you at the Middlebrook Center with chocolate as a featured ingredient.  We will have a talk and taste from our guest speaker Corinne DeBra, author of ChocolateBanquet.com who will be discussing what she’s learned from eating 3,000 different chocolates in 3,000 days. This includes a […]
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    Sustainable Saturday HALF-OFF
    Hello beautiful people!!! This weekend is Half-price brunch!!! For a suggested donation of $10 you can enjoy a most excellent brunch featuring buckeye,malibar spinach, and island mallow that has been expertly cooked by Chef Joni Sare. Dave Thompson of Epic Coffee will be serving coffee and will have a discussion on Fair Trade Coffee. So […]
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    Photos from Sustainable Sat Jan 24
    A big thank you to everyone that came to our Sustainable Saturday.  Mika gave a very informative talk on root propagation. Chris Stanton served up a most excellent and very delicious lunch using some of our native edible plants. Our farm stand was filled with freshly picked and very local citrus, pears, aquaponics greens and […]
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    Final Plea for DCP!
    Dear Friends and Supporters of DCP, If you haven’t written a letter to the Mercury News, or the school board trustees or the top administrators of SJUSD, this is your last chance! The vote is next Thursday. Please refer to our previous post with email addresses and contact information of people that need to be […]
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Upcoming Events

Sat 07

Sustainable Saturday | Oven Build Week One

Sat, Mar 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
76 Race Street San Jose
Sat 14

Sustainable Saturday | Oven Build Week Two

Sat, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
76 Race Street San Jose
Sat 21

Sustainable Saturday | Oven Build Week Three

Sat, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
76 Race Street San Jose

Summer Camp Early Signup

Summer Camp

Mon 08

01 Planet Week mornings

Mon, Jun 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every day until June 12, 2015
Mon 08

01 Planet Week afternoons

Mon, Jun 8 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Every day until June 12, 2015