Butterfly Vegan Bakery joins the Cool Davis Coalition
“Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls, Chocolate Brownie Muffins, Berry Vanilla cake,” Parvaneh Keivanfar names some of the desserts offered by her business, Butterfly Vegan Bakery, and my mouth waters. Parvaneh, whose Persian name translates to “butterfly,” is on a sweet mission to introduce Davis to vegan…
Dos Coyotes: Green as their salsa verde
After more than 20 years in Davis, Dos Coyotes Border Café is primarily famous for its great food, but it should also be known for its pioneering work as a business to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its two locations in Davis. They were one…
Cool Davis Partner: Greiner, Heating and Air, Inc.
“Greiner steps outside of the box for whole-home energy efficiency; we don’t just swap out boxes,” says Shaun Satterwhite, the General Manager, “Greiner recognizes the importance of installing energy efficient systems. And it doesn’t stop there. Our company offers solar electric installation, insulation, and tankless…
Per Capita Davis: More good news on climate change work
John Mott-Smith is a member of Cool Davis. This regular column is cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. It was so much fun writing the last column about good news on the climate change front that I thought I’d try it again. The good news starts on…
Welcoming Davis Friends Meeting, a new Cool Davis Partner
By Lynne Nittler The EarthCare Group of Davis Friends Meeting met in Nan Rowan’s cozy living room to discuss whether to become a partner of the Cool Davis Coalition. They began with a few minutes of silent meditation to center their thoughts and dispel the…
Fight Climate Change by Joining Citizens Climate Lobby
Yolo County Citizens Climate Lobby joined the Cool Davis Partner Coalition last summer in time to table at the Farmers Market and the Cool Davis Festival as part of their introduction to the public. “The people we met at the Festival formed the nucleus of…
Meet the Permaculture Guild
The Davis Permaculture Guild began organized their first meeting in April of 2013, and they became a partner of the Cool Davis Coalition this fall. Steve Nyholm is most enthusiastic about the group he helped to found. The goal of permaculture is community resilience,…
Lutheran Church of the Incarnation Joins the Cool Davis Coalition!
Cool Davis is always pleased to welcome another faith group into the fold.
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.
Unitrans teams up with Cool Davis to promote public transport
Unitrans, which has offered bus services for university members and Davis residents since 1968 is the latest organisation to join the Cool Davis coalition.
Unitarian Church Green Sanctuary
The Unitarian Church in Davis has put its faith into practice on sustainability for many years – and is an active member of the Cool Davis initiative. In 2005, the UUCD embarked on the important and daunting task of becoming a Green Sanctuary: a church whose members truly live with “respect for the interdependent web of which we are a part.”
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.