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Sustainable Energy and Ecology in the News

By |2020-07-01T11:47:35-07:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Renewable Energy Policy, Solar, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , |

In our continuing series of Sustainability in the News we hand-select a few well-written gems, pull out some quotes and give some comments on each. Enjoy! -Harry Most of these articles are from Green Tech Media, a trusted news source at our Grass Valley office. [...]

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To Screen or Not to Screen? A case study on home solar screens

By |2020-06-30T17:58:05-07:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Energy Efficiency, SEG Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

To Screen or Not to Screen? A stay at home case study on solar screens and other home cooling techniques Are you unknowingly heating the inside of your home in the summer with solar energy? Solar energy coming through your windows may be a welcome [...]

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3 Ways to Incorporate Worm Composting Methods in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

By |2020-07-08T10:50:39-07:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , , , , |

*Local Learning Series written by botanist Lindsay Joy McLemore, founder of Wiggle Works in Nevada City, CA.  3 Ways to Incorporate Worm Composting Methods in the Sierra Nevada Foothills Have you ever been walking barefoot in the woods and felt the grounding energy of the [...]

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Sustainable Eco-Focused Internship for Students and Grads

By |2020-06-15T11:30:03-07:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Community|Tags: |

Sustainable Eco-Focused Internship for Students and Grads Are you ready to make a difference? *Form to apply below, however reading the whole post will give you a better opportunity of getting the internship. ----- Tough job markets for our recent local grads, possibilities of part [...]

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Is Hugelculture Right for your Location?

By |2020-06-02T19:07:11-07:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: California, Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , , |

*Local Learning Series written by Samyol Soulfyre at Full Circle Garden Solutions in Nevada City. - Editor's note: This article and other writings on our blog are what we like to call "food for thought." This particular idea may not suit your location, slope of [...]

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Regenerative grazing is the preferred new normal with Joel Salatin

By |2020-05-29T11:08:23-07:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , |

Regenerative grazing is the preferred new normal with Joel Salatin Part of SEG's Sustainability in Media Series, where we share good media about sustainable energy and living to help our community learn and thrive during interesting times.  Joel Salatin - Regenerative Grazing Pioneer [...]

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Commentary on why the Post-Pandemic World Needs Is A Solar Energy Revolution

By |2020-05-29T10:56:26-07:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: California, Renewable Energy Policy, Solar, Solar Industry/Technology|Tags: , , |

Why the Post-Pandemic World Needs Is A Solar Energy Revolution (Commentary) Part of SEG's Sustainability in Media Series, where we share good media about sustainable energy and living to help our community learn and thrive during interesting times.  Before you go straight to the article [...]

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A Clear Way to Benefit Ourselves and Our Community, Right Now

By |2020-05-08T13:26:45-07:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Community, Solar|Tags: , , , , , , |

Change what we pay for, and keep our money local. Another way of seeing and doing things to benefit our community and ourselves. Question: What are your highest living expenses? Statistics show it's bills for housing at #1, then transportation, food, healthcare, personal insurance/pensions and [...]

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Our top Nevada County COVID-19 Resource Guides

By |2020-06-29T14:30:40-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Community|Tags: , , , , , |

Our TOP Nevada County COVID-19 Resource Guides: What you will find in this guide of guides: Local Food Directory List General Community Guides Community Service Lists Facebook Groups Restaurant, Delivery & Pickup Guides Other Sustainable Community Links Local Food Focused List: By Sierra Harvest : [...]

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COVID-19, WELLBEING AND FREEDOM: WHAT’S NEXT?

By |2020-04-04T11:12:32-07:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: California, Community, Sustainable Living|

COVID-19, Wellbeing and Freedom: what's next? Sitting at home, reading about coronavirus, you peruse social media, pick up your phone, reach out to friends and strategize on staying connected while distanced and being safe. This is the current situation in which many of us find [...]

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