Make “Sustainable Food” the Economic Engine of Downtown Davis
Many communities around the region, such as Sacramento and Woodland, have jumped on the “farm to fork” bandwagon to promote their relationships with agriculture. Davis can distinguish itself from the crowd by taking this a step further to promote itself as the center of “sustainable food.”…
Mike Hart, Eco Hero
By Anya McCann Cool Davis has selected Davis resident Mike G. Hart, CEO of Sierra Energy, as the recipient of a 2016 Eco Hero Award focused on reducing consumption and waste. Hart is an innovator, actively seeking ways to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on…
Winter citrus salad and broccoli side dish
These recipes were kindly provided by Anya McCann “because broccoli and citrus are 2 of the things I see mostly this month at farmers’ markets and also because these are very easy and elegant recipes to make and my kids and their friends like them….
Demonstrations Target Festivalgoers’ Carbon ‘Foodprint’
This story is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise on October 1, 2013. It was written by Anya McCann Our food print is a significant part of our total carbon footprint. At the October 12th festival, visitors can watch two intriguing demonstrations, sample olive oil and…
The Impact One Person Can Have on Climate Change: Why Eat Less Meat?
Author, Anya McCann, was vegetarian for 30 years and has been a vegan for 7. She has raised two healthy children and to keep things interesting, they are all chefs who prepare cuisine from around the world. She is the owner of Green Your World, which brings the principles of sustainability into practice at home.
Cool Davis Festival Successes!
The Cool Davis Festival, held October 13 in Central Park, was a terrific success, drawing more participants than ever before. Participants were treated to a Bike Circus where city council members raced each other on Whymcycles . The Plug-in Electric Vehicle show was busy all…
Thanks to Cool Davis Festival Team Leaders, Volunteers, Partners and Sponsors!
We are so grateful for all the work that our volunteers, leaders partners and sponsors did to make the Cool Davis Festival 2012 so successful! With nearly 70 exhibits, great weather and all your efforts to make this new venue work, it was a beautiful…
Nature’s Theater presents "The Search for King Carbon"
With a little bit of folly, a little bit of learning and a lot of laughs, Nature’s Theater returned to the Cool Davis Festival on Saturday, October 13th with a free theatrical performance for the whole family. The show is called The Search for King…
Zero Interest Funds Available for Energy Efficiency
Yolo Energy Watch News Release Yolo Energy Watch wants to make local businesses aware of an excellent vehicle for funding energy efficiency projects. “On Bill Finance” (OBF) is a PG&E program offered specifically to businesses that can reduce or eliminate the upfront cost of installing…
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The many ways climate change worsens California wildfires
The many ways climate change worsens California wildfires » Yale Climate Connections
Years of record-setting California wildfires sync with mounting evidence of climate change as a principal factor.