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For Immediate Release
Pleasant Hill, CA (August 29, 2014): With prizes, plants, face painting for kids and more, the 2014 Sustainability Fair will be held on September 6 at Our Garden from 10 AM to 3 PM, and will be a great (free!) event for learning all sorts of things about how you can garden more sustainably. Click here to set a reminder. Hungry for more details? There's lots of information on our dedicated Sustainability Fair page, and even more details on the new Sustainability Fair Program page.
Advice to Grow By...Ask Us...wondering about the drought? Check out our Drought Tips page!
As summer progresses, be sure to take advantage of the free advice dispensed by Master Gardeners throughout the county. Our intrepid volunteers are available to answer all your gardening questions at Our Garden every Wednesday morning, and at lots of Farmers' Markets and other venues! And, we continue to schedule library talks in which we extend our knowledge to YOU. Come see us!
But wait, there's more...the Contra Costa Master Gardener Help Desk is available year-round to answer your gardening questions. We're open every week, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to Noon. You can walk in, call, or email us for help!
The orientation sessions required to apply for the 2014-2015 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program have been completed. If you missed us this year, please watch this space for an announcement of the 2015-2016 training program.
In other news, UC Cooperative Extension, our parent organization, is celebrating its Centennial in 2014! Happy 100 years, UCCE!!
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2014 Sustainability Fair
Date: September 6, 2014
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