Farewell to Toby Hemenway

December brought a sad news: Toby Hemenway, permaculture activist, the author of Gaia’s Garden and The Permaculture City, and a supporter of our permaculture educational efforts in Solano County lost his battle with cancer. We had the privilege to welcome Toby to...

Save the Date: Harvest Party

Members and leadership teams from each initiative and project to gather around a table to celebrate the season of harvest: Avant and Swenson Garden; Benicia Community Table (What’s for Dinner?); Community Orchard; Benicia/Vallejo Food Co-op; Food Forests keepers; Land...

Eco Award from the City of Benicia

Benicia announced the city’s first Eco Award winners. Benicia Community Gardens was selected as an overall winner for our contribution to local food production and water conservation. We received a recycled glass trophy designed by Lindsay Art Glass of Benicia, a...