Cool Davis Welcomes New Board Member Julie Haney
Julie Haney is a licensed architect and earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1990. While attending Cal Poly Julie’s interest focused on sustainable design, she studied Village Homes and energy efficient architecture. While at Cal Poly she was…
Could You Be Induced to Switch to an Induction Cooktop?
We’ve all heard you can start a fire by rubbing two sticks together. Easier said than done, but the idea has enshrined in popular culture the physical property that friction between two objects creates heat. Lesser known, but important nonetheless, is the idea that you…
Victory gardens are back
In turbulent times, people want agency over their own food supply. “My wife said maybe we need to plant a vegetable garden this year.” A tidal wave of demand swept over garden-supply stores in the last three weeks, as gardeners new and old turn to…
Davis Farmers Market Feeds Chef Brandon’s Soul
Nothing is more satisfying than the comforting smells and sounds of home cooking — a hot skillet crackling with fragrances of garlic and onion or a big ol’ dutch oven stewing aromatically with mouthwatering produce of the season. Scroll down for two delicious plant-based recipes…
Self Care Starts with Non Harming
Many of us have heard about the practice of yoga and probably think of it as a form of stretching or exercise that leads us to good health. But in addition to movement, breath work, and mindfulness, a yogic view or lifestyle also offers us…
Electric Vehicle Event Data Shows 33% Jump in Intention to Buy Electric Vehicles
On Saturday, September 21, 2019, the Davis Electric Vehicle Association (DEVA), SacEV, Cool Davis, and the City of Davis hosted a National Drive Electric Week event at the Davis Farmers Market to give residents opportunities to test drive and ask questions about electric vehicles. EVs@theMarket…
Per Capita Davis: The business of the climate crisis
For most of the world, and for most of history, perhaps the greatest single driver of human activity and behavior has been money: getting it and then getting more. Of course, for many, getting some money or something worth trading is a matter of survival….
Cool May, hot June: Taking stock of weird weather
During the last two weeks of May, we were more than 13 degrees below our average high for the date. One day barely reached 58 degrees, when our average was 82! Nighttime lows were significantly below average, and well below the temperatures preferred by the…
City of Davis Adopts Solar Standard for All New Commericial Buildings
The City of Davis announced May 20 that it is now requiring solar photovoltaics on all new non-residential buildings and any proposed high-rise, multi-family dwellings. The ordinance to amend city code also includes electric vehicle charging for new development. The Davis City Council passed a…
Camping Made Green: Yolo County Now Offering Reusable Propane Cylinders
Get a FREE reusable cylinder on May 18th from 8 am – 1 pm while supplies last (Woodland/Davis/Winter/West Sacramento, California) – Californians regularly use 1 lb. propane gas cylinders for outdoor grills, heaters, and lighting, and can now save money by buying and refilling reusable 1 lb….
2019 COOL Cuisine Burger Battle Awards
COOL Cuisine is a coalition of individuals and organizations seeking more plant-based, planet-friendly, and health conscious dining and shopping options in Davis, California and the surrounding region through outreach, restaurant meetups, and special events. Our members vote with their wallets! COOL Cuisine is a Cool…
COOL Cuisine Burger Battle Surpasses Goal of 5000 Burgers Sold
The COOL Cuisine Burger Battle energized the Davis dining scene with some Earth Day friendly food this past March when downtown and UC Davis campus restaurants sold over 5,000 planet-friendly burgers to enthusiastic locals and a surprising number of out-of-town visitors. There were table tents…
Chefs Feeling Competitive and Creative for the COOL Cuisine Burger Battle
By Linnea Patterson Plant-based eating is growing faster than ever in 2019. For this we can thank the many creative chefs whose innovations allow more and more people to become comfortable with meat alternatives. The COOL Cuisine Burger Battle is a month-long contest where chefs…
Per Capita Davis: The great Burger Battle is on!
First things first: the “COOl Cuisine Burger Battle” is coming to Davis. For the entire month of March, we can chomp on a hamburger without the ham (not that it had ham in the first place) — a burger without the meat, replaced instead with…
Landscape Designers Promote Climate Friendly Gardens Talk
Is it possible to create a garden that actively works to reverse climate change while being beautiful and flourishing? The dedicated landscape designers at the Sacramento District of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) think so. The organization is hosting a talk, titled, “Climate…
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U.S., China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency
U.S., China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency
The world's two biggest carbon polluters agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with "seriousness and urgency" d...
Today and tomorrow! Watch artists paint street murals! Respect artists’ safety and concentration. Keep a safe distance and wear a mask. E Street Plaza: Sat Apr 17, 12-4 pm, Sun Apr 18, 10-4 pm Davis @TheDavisArtsCenter @TheDirtDavis @cityofdavis
Artists Paint the Earth to Inspire Action on Earth Day! - Cool Davis
Watch the artists paint! Respect artists’ safety and concentration. Keep a safe distance and wear a mask. A ...
Too many #earthday2021 events to fit into one post, so get all the goodies on our list of the goings on around Davis this month.
Earth Month 2021 Goings On - Cool Davis
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The TGIF Committee Membership Application deadline has been extended! Make sure to send in your applications by Friday, April 23 at 5:00pm. Go to http://tgif.ucdavis.edu/join-tgif-committee to apply, and email any questions to us at email@example.com!
From the Enterprise: Nick Buxton, “...despite the scale of the climate crisis, when we unite with others and work collaboratively, it is possible to be both bold and ambitious.” Learn more about this Cool Congregation this coming Sunday:
St. Martin to Share 'Cool Congregation' Journey - Cool Davis
Sunday April 18 online