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February 2016


February 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - February 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
PLACE for Sustainable Living, 1121 64th Street
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Have you ever wanted to learn how to convert a shipping container into a tiny home, office or studio,  come learn the nuts and bolts at this two day workshop at PLACE for Sustainable Living in Oakland, California. Shipping containers are affordable and portable. You will get to tour a converted shipping container and get hands on experience building one out from the ground up. From designing and planning, to windows and doors you will learn from experienced builders, all…

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July 2016

Permaculture Design Certification Course

July 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

An affordable (FREE!) high quality Permaculture Design Certification Course in your local community for your local community. Please complete your registration at the following link: July 18-30, 2016 Permaculture Design Certification Course Date: July 18 – July 30, 2016. Event Category: Courses & Apprenticeships Cost: $600 (Sliding scale, $0-$750) Instructor(s): Jay Rosenberg and guest instructors Contact: Venue(s) • Hayes Valley Art Works 456 Laguna Street San Francisco, CA 94102 • PLACE for Sustainable Living (July 18 & July…

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July 2017

Biogas 101

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
PLACE for Sustainable Living, 1121 64th Street
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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A Pre-workshop presentation open to all who wish to learn about Biogas and it's benefits. WHAT IS BIOGAS? Biogas, sometimes called "the cousin of composting," is what you get when any organic material decomposes in the absence of oxygen (aka it's anaerobic, vs composting which is aerobic). Biogas is made largely of methane, which is chemically identical to natural gas. Because of this, biogas is sometimes called renewable natural gas. In other words, its 100% natural, renewable energy from waste!…

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