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Art Workshop: Restore Yourself, Restore Earth Recap
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Art Workshop: Restore Yourself, Restore Earth Recap

Thanks for joining us at Art Workshop: Restore Yourself, Restore Earth last week. Our sincere apologies for those who had issues accessing the event. Check out the full recorded event along with instructions on how to finish your Wooly Milkweed art piece. You can also use these steps complete your Wooly Milkweed (click the image to...

San Jose Prioritizes Environmentally-Focused Initiatives
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San Jose Prioritizes Environmentally-Focused Initiatives

  On March 15, the San Jose City Council voted to prioritize an initiative to relocate homeless encampments away from sensitive creek habitat, while also providing essential services such as sanitation and trash removal, as one of the top two priorities for 2021. The Urban Greening initiative was not chosen for this year, but remains...

Reflections on a Most Unusual Year
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Reflections on a Most Unusual Year

  If there’s anything I’ve learned from the most unusual past year is that by working together – with patience, resolve, and resourcefulness – we can accomplish anything. Now, I’ve got a little story to share in relation to that. Indulge me as I recount my uplifting experience joining the staff of Green Foothills on...

People Who Give Us Hope: Erin Tormey
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People Who Give Us Hope: Erin Tormey

Erin Tormey, Founder of Coastside Farmers Market This spring marks the 20th season of the Coastside Farmers Market in Half Moon Bay and its 14th season in Pacifica. Erin Tormey’s vision of a place where coastside farmers, ranchers, and fishermen sell their locally produced food and flowers directly to residents of the area has become...

Half Moon Bay to Acquire Open Space Along Coastal Bluff
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Half Moon Bay to Acquire Open Space Along Coastal Bluff

Green Foothills applauds the Half Moon Bay City Council which voted unanimously to purchase six vacant lots in the oceanfront area just south of Kelly Avenue known as “West of Railroad” Planned Development (PD) area. We spoke up at the Council hearing in support of the Resolution of Necessity that would allow for the purchase...

Lessons Along Our Equity and Inclusion Journey
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Lessons Along Our Equity and Inclusion Journey

In 2019, I was invited to join the American Leadership Forum’s second diversity, inclusion, equity, and liberation affinity group. Our now tight-knit group of 10 nonprofit leaders has explored what racial equity means for us personally, for local nonprofits, and for the larger community. Each of us has been challenged to answer the question, “What...

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