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Sustainability Speaker Series – Demystifying Recycling

Recycling can be confusing. Between policy changes in the past several years to rules varying from place to place, it can be hard to understand.…

Remote Repair Café

(FREE!) April 30th 10a-12p Repair Cafe Got broken stuff? Toss it away? No way! Bring your item to the Remote Repair Café and our repair…

Sustainability Speaker Series: Home Energy Efficiency

In the spirit of Earth Day 2022’s theme “Invest in Our Planet”, Sustainable Community Stewards and WSU Extension Island County’s Waste Wise programs are happy…

Sustainability Speaker Series: Electrify Your Ride

In the spirit of Earth Day 2022’s theme “Invest in Our Planet”, Sustainable Community Stewards and WSU Extension Island County’s Waste Wise programs are happy…

Growing Groceries: Raising Culinary & Tea Herbs

We’ll cover the basic perennial and annual herbs used in so many sweet and savory dishes along with the not-so-common ones like epazote and lemongrass.…

Growing Groceries: Raising the Cucumber, Squash and Melon Family

Our last class in the 2021 Growing Groceries series will focus on growing all things Cucurbit! From luscious melons to giant pumpkins, summer squash to…

Growing Groceries: Raising the Carrot, Lettuce, & Corn Families

The Carrot (Apiaceae) family also includes parsnips and celery along with many herbs like dill, fennel, and caraway. Puget Sound's mild climate makes it a great…

Growing Groceries: Raising the Broccoli and Buckwheat Families

Includes broccoli, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, mustard, Brussels sprouts, and other members of the Brassica family. Discussion includes variety selection, cultural requirements, common diseases and pests.

Growing Groceries: Pests, Predators, and Pollinators: An Introduction to IPM

Basics of managing disease, insect, and weed pests in the home garden. Discussion covers a variety of techniques including prevention, cultural practices like row covers,…

Growing Groceries: Raising Berries in Western Washington

Topics include variety selection, soil preferences, fertility, pruning, pest and disease management, and cultural requirements for strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and other small fruits.
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