Lynne’s Apple Crisp
Apples are best in the fall, and their sweetness baked with a topping is irresistible. Here’s a family fruit crisp recipe modified to eliminate refined sugar and substitute healthier oils. • 4 cups or more of chopped apples in a baking dish. The smaller you chop…
Zero Waste Home
By Claire Black Slotton A Zero Waste Home is all about filling life with experiences versus stuff. The new book, Zero Waste Home, by Bea Johnson, is the very personal story of one affluent woman’s quest for less. At the age of 32 she and…
A Simple Meal
When I was a kid we always had a garden growing. When it came time to pick tomatoes, my Dad would go out to the garden with a salt shaker in his back pocket. In the midst of the picking he would find one that looked especially good to him, sit down, split it open with his hands,
Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice updates
The newly forming Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate is open to any faith group members, or even non-faith folks, who wish to address climate justice and climate disruption issues on a variety of levels. Currently we have people from 8-10 faith groups meeting on a…
Volunteers needed for Apartment Move-Out Waste Reduction Program
The City Recycling Program is recruiting volunteers for the award-winning Apartment Move-Out Waste Reduction Program (AMOWRP)! Volunteers are needed August 28 – September 1 at apartment properties throughout the City to organize donated materials and to help keep good material from ending up in the…
Demonstration Cooking and Tasting
Join Chef Debra for a few hours of Cool Cooking for a Cool Planet. Debra will show you how to choose a climate-friendly diet and be a cool cook. Literally. She will get you into the kitchen and teach you how to make dishes that…
Judy’s Yummy Vegan Cookies
Judy’s Yummy Vegan Cookies. You’d never guess they’re vegan! Wet ingredients: ½ cup canola, grape or olive oil ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ cup almond, rice, soy or hemp milk 1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoons maple syrup Dry ingredients: 1…
Ask the Experts: Solar Cooking at June 19 Picnic at the Park
Have you ever fried an egg on the sidewalk? Come out this Wednesday to learn how to use the sun to cook eggs, bake bread, and other culinary marvels in a sun powered oven. Our featured guests – Kendall Essex and Claire Black Slotton – will…
Robyn Waxman, 2013 Eco-Hero Award
Robyn Waxman is, without a doubt, the nicest revolutionary you’ll ever meet. Charming and articulate, she could be a professor, mom or farmer – in fact, she’s all three. Being nice is part of her plan for revolution. “FARM was my graduate thesis,” she says…
Dani Lee, 2013 Eco Hero Award
Dani Lee is one of those natural beauties who sparkles all on her own. Had you seen her in the 1970s you might have thought “mellow hippy”, but Dani is full of energy and enthusiasm about her dream job.
Solid Waste Planning Workshop
Veteran’s Memorial Center: 203 E. Fourteenth Street March 21, 2013: Club Room (Davis, CA) – 6:00 p.m. All are welcome, but an RSVP in advace will assist with our planning efforts. Contact email@example.com or 530-757-5686. The City of Davis Natural Resources Commission will hold a…
Per Capita Davis: UC Davis is putting us on the map
This column by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis, is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. For years, whenever I traveled outside of the Sacramento region, whether to Europe, Asia, New York or Los Angeles, when the question was asked “Where are you from?” my…
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.
Grow Your Own Food! Community Gardening in Davis
For those of us itching to grow our own food but who don’t have a bountiful yard or whose yards may be shaded by beautiful trees, community gardens are one option. And luckily, Davis has two public community gardens and a slew of other ‘community’ gardening options available to choose from!
Festival to promote learning by seeing and sampling
The upcoming Cool Davis Festival on October 13 wl brought together four passionate expert presenters in a special demonstration booth to show visitors how they can integrate low-carbon solutions into their daily lives. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make sustainable sushi, create…
Davis Farm to School to Expand Throughout Yolo
John Young, Yolo County Agriculture Commissioner inspired Davis Farmers Market Foundation to consider taking their inspirational Davis Farm to School program to other schools throughout Yolo County.
How to Hold a Zero Waste Neighbors’ Night Out
What can be better than getting together on Neighbors’ Night Out for a pot-luck? The event already includes camaraderie, good food and fun…Why not challenge yourselves to go for zero waste?
How to Become a One Cool City
Cool Davis is a citizen group working to support the Davis Climate Action and Adaptation Plan goals to lower our collective carbon footprint. The organization is focused on solutions to help us reduce our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in three main areas: 1) Transportation, 2)…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
A message from Fossil Free California: On May 20, the University of California revealed that it had completed the full divestment of its $1.26 billion portfolio. ... our intention [is] to promote divestment to “build back better”
UC becomes nation's largest university to divest fully from fossil fuels
The University of California has fully divested from all fossil fuels, the nation's largest university to do so as pressure grows at Harvard, Stanford...
GM EV Batteries Will Last For 1 Million Miles & Have 600 Mile Range
GM EV Batteries Will Last For 1 Million Miles & Have 600 Mile Range
General Motors says it is making good progress toward new batteries with higher energy density and lower costs. It will use pouch cells manufactured a...
Join Tuleyome from where you are. The flowers will keep coming!
Tomorrow (5/22) at 9AM is our Bear Valley Virtual Wildflower Tour! Join us in #EnjoyingOutsideInside
Register for free in advance at http://tuleyome.org/events/bear-valley-virtual-wildflower-tour/
The City of Davis is hosting a special Bike Bingo contest to celebrate May Is Bike Month. The contest is open to Davis students Kindergarten through 12th grade. Fill in your bingo cards for a chance to win weekly prizes.
May Is Bike Month Bingo Contest for Students - Cool Davis
Bike Bingo Contest Week 4 - May 24 - 30