San Francisco area: an organic ranch with a storied past

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| Lovely, Rustic Luxury | In Marin County’s tiny Marshall, little more than an hour’s drive from San Francisco, Straus Home Ranch is not just an unforgettable vacation rental and event venue.

San Francisco: turning back the carbon clock

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San Francisco: Verbena, new green magic on Russian Hill

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| Over-Delivering By Design | We are pretty sure new magic is now in bloom on Upper Polk Street, on Russian Hill, the already vibrant San Francisco neighborhood. This magic is named Verbena, aptly so it seems, because the namesake flowering plant has been prized through the ages for its medicinal, even extraordinary powers—called tears […] San Francisco: Verbena, new green magic on Russian Hill is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

San Francisco: ‘mega sustainable’ restaurant on the way

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| Green Travel News | The Perennial, a new “mega-sustainable ” San Francisco restaurant opening early next year, will feature an aquaponic greenhouse … in which kitchen waste will be fed to fish … whose waste will fertilize a “living pantry” … where microgreens and vegetables are harvested to order.

San Francisco – short of time and money.

10,000 Birds

However, my latest trip reminded me that when an out-of-town birder arrives in a strange city (in this case San Francisco ) pertinent information should be to hand. Bus number 38 for example can be seen plying its route across San Francisco City from the northeast end of Market St, onto Geary and all the way to the ocean at Lands End (alternatively known as Point Lobos, Lincoln Park or Cliff House ). PDA version of Muni public transport services in San Francisco.

San Francisco Schools Join Meatless Mondays

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The San Francisco Unified District has just joined the Meatless Monday movement and will not be serving any of its kids meat once a week. Read More The post San Francisco Schools Join Meatless Mondays appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegetarian

7 Reasons to Move to San Francisco.

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If you’re still not sold on San Francisco, these seven points may change your mind. Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) San Francisco California community travel Wast Coast

San Francisco: Bay Area Green Tours leads the way

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| Sabor Mexicano Farm | It’s a perfect afternoon in Northern California’s Russian River resort area of Sonoma County, hot but not too, and a smiling and jovial Jorge Saldana is doing what countless numbers of his countrymen back in Mexico are doing on this and every Sunday—happily grilling under deep blue skies, surrounded by hungry people […] San Francisco: Bay Area Green Tours leads the way is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

A Marbled Godwit Foraging Near Seal Rock San Francisco

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References: 1 Birds of North America Online , Birds shorebirds San Francisco Black Turnstone Long-billed Curlew Black Oystercatcher Heermann's Gull Marbled Godwit Seal RockThe Marbled Godwit ( Limosa fedoa ) in the photo above, shown landing at Fort De Soto County Park in Pinellas County, Florida, is used with permission from my friend Mia McPherson of On The Wing Photography fame.

San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact San Francisco to install 5,000 electric car chargers 15 August 10 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | T he electric car has found a welcoming home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sea Lion Pup Rescued From the Streets of San Francisco

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A lost and sick sea lion pup named Rubbish was found wandering the streets of San Francisco on Thursday. During the early morning hours on Thursday, little guy was trapped under Read More The post Sea Lion Pup Rescued From the Streets of San Francisco appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Top News

San Francisco’s new ‘sustainable’ air terminal

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Inspired by San Francisco ‘s historic Ferry Building , T2 offers a food marketplace that showcases restaurants from Food Network host and Bay Area-based chef Tyler Florence and Iron Chef Cat Cora , as well as notable Bay Area vendors serving locally sourced, organic menu items. San Francisco’s new ‘sustainable’ air terminal is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Green Travel News |.

San Francisco bans fur, continues exploitation

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San Francisco has become the largest U.S. city to ban the sale of fur, following in the tracks of cities like West Hollywood and Berkeley, who take no stance on the sale of meat or dairy… or most other forms of exploitation. The city supervisor who proposed the bylaw explained to the LA Times that she believes fur is inhumane. “I I think it’s wrong to profit off the backs of animals,” said Katy Tang, who admitted she buy leather shoes.

Best Thrift Stores in San Francisco

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We've spent weeks filling up our home with goods from the best thrift stores in San Francisco, and here's our list to help you green your home too! The post Best Thrift Stores in San Francisco appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle bay area green home living San Francisco sustainable living thrift store upcycle vintage

New Vegan Burger Joint to Open in San Francisco

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San Francisco is getting a new vegan burger restaurant as the Singapore-born VeganBurg chain moves its headquarters to the city. Who we are fits so naturally in this city,” said Read More The post New Vegan Burger Joint to Open in San Francisco appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan

San Francisco To Have Bird-Safe Buildings?

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San Francisco is poised to join Toronto and Chicago as a major city with legislation meant to help protect birds from crashing into buildings. In related news, many fewer birds got confused by the “Tribute in Light&# for 9/11 this year. Asides

San Francisco: sailing to the most sustainable America’s Cup ever

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With more than 5 million visitors from around the world expected in San Francisco for the drama of the America's Cup 2013, both the city and organizers of the sailing world's most prestigious event are promising it will be the greenest in its history—and as cutting edge in sustainability practice and education as the sleek, high-tech craft that will vie for the coveted cup. San Francisco: sailing to the most sustainable America’s Cup ever is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Green Festival San Francisco 2015 is Here!

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The Green Festival San Francisco is here again! The post Green Festival San Francisco 2015 is Here! Green Business Green Inspirations Green Resources bike commute events Green Festival Green Festival San Francisco sustainable livingJoin one of the best events in SF this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for all you need for sustainable living. appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

All the Fun Pix from Fashion Revolution Day San Francisco!

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While thousands of events recognizing the day were going on the world over, in San Francisco, I joined a “fash mob” which walked through the streets on a busy Sunday. We have such an abundant fashion community here in the San Francisco Bay area dedicated to sustainable innovation and ethical sourcing.” The post All the Fun Pix from Fashion Revolution Day San Francisco!

A San Francisco Love Affair {Green Edition}. ~ Hannah Harris

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I''ve yet to encounter a "Greenest Cities" list that doesn''t include San Francisco at the top. Bicycle Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green San Francisco Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only conscious eco green progressive Here''s why.

Endangered California Clapper Rail Found Breeding in San Francisco

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The endangered subspecies of the Clapper Rail known as the California Clapper Rail ( Rallus longirostris obsoletus ) has been found breeding in San Francisco’s Heron’s Head Park, the first time in decades that the subspecies has been found in San Francisco.

San Francisco Becomes Largest U.S. City to Ban Wild Animal Performances

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In 30 days, following a triumphant unanimous vote by its city’s Board of Supervisors, San Francisco will no longer allow performances by wild and exotic animals of any kind. Subject Read More The post San Francisco Becomes Largest U.S. City to Ban Wild Animal Performances appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

San Francisco's “green aquarium” boosts shark research

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The nonprofit marine nature center, a certified green business and founding member of the San Francisco Seafood Watch Alliance , conducts extensive research on sharks in the San Francisco Bay.

San Francisco is First US City to Ban Styrofoam

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San Francisco yet again proves itself to be one of the most progressive cities in the US when it comes to waste by banning all styrofoam and polystyrene. The post San Francisco is First US City to Ban Styrofoam appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Activism Pollution Recycling polystyrene San Francisco styrofoam

I truly left my heart in San Francisco

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One city that truly breaks that mound is San Francisco, California -­ one […]. The majority of travelers have a strong preference for either exploring large cities such as London or New York or lounging around in beach areas like Thailand or Hawaii. The latter group sometimes describe cities as boring, unimaginative and difficult to navigate.

New Eco-bus Showcased in San Francisco

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A new eco-friendly, intelligent bus was on display in San Francisco this month as part of the Connected Urban Development Conference – a conference focused on the future of cities. The bus, developed by technology company Cisco, will be on trial for a 12 month pilot program, and should that test period prove successful, San Francisco is likely to add several of the connected buses to its hybrid fleet, which currently stands at 86 vehicles.

Urban Air Market in San Francisco: Over 130 Sustainable, Local, Brilliant Artisans (This Sunday!)

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San Francisco, CA 94102. This September, as other cities are cooling down, San Francisco is warming up for Urban Air Market ‘s return to the block where it all began: Hayes Valley. This FREE sustainable design festival will take place at the epicenter of San Francisco’s most fashionable neighborhood (at Hayes St. The post Urban Air Market in San Francisco: Over 130 Sustainable, Local, Brilliant Artisans (This Sunday!)

Souls of San Francisco: Chronicling Our Collective Awakening {Photos & Stories}. ~ Hannah Harris

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Arts & Culture Equal Rights San Francisco WAYLON: Today Only beauty connection consciousness photos stories Everyone has something profound to say. Everyone is a piece of the big story, and every piece is valuable.

San Francisco Now Has Its Own Natural Beauty Store: Credo Beauty

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in San Francisco. Luckily, I will be visiting San Francisco in a few weeks. The post San Francisco Now Has Its Own Natural Beauty Store: Credo Beauty appeared first on Eco-Chick. Health Is Beauty Beauty credo credo beauty eco friendly healthy natural natural products san francisco startup sustainable

Earth Day San Francisco Festival 2011 Co-Creating Solutions Now!

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 2011: New on the Earth Day scene this year is Earth Day SF, a free public event focused on helping our community take action steps toward creating eco-sustainable solutions to our local and global ecological challenges.

Gorilla Dies in ‘Tragic Accident’ at San Francisco Zoo

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The San Francisco Zoo is mourning the loss of a young gorilla in what they’ve called a ‘tragic accident.” According to a spokesman for the zoo, the staff was finishing Read More The post Gorilla Dies in ‘Tragic Accident’ at San Francisco Zoo appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

San Francisco Internet Cat Video Festival Attracts Thousands

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There’s no doubt that cats are the most popular meme in the history of the internet, so it’s not at all surprising that a San Francisco Internet Cat Video Festival Read More The post San Francisco Internet Cat Video Festival Attracts Thousands appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Holy Batkid: Superhero Saves San Francisco. {Video}

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The magic of a wish. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Batkid Make a Wish Foundation

Soon Humans Will Rent Patches Of Land In A Public San Francisco Park

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This detail would even feel heavy-handed in a novel about a dystopian future ruled by the libertarian tech elite, but here you go: in San Francisco’s Dolores Park, people will be able to reserve chunks of the park as part of a two-month pilot program by the Recreation and Parks Department.

San Francisco Vegan Drinks (Video)

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video YouTube event vegan san franciscoLast night I attended my first SF Vegan Drinks hosted by VegNews and VeganSaurus and had a blast. Not only way the company great (Robert Cheeke was in town!) but I got to use my new camera. And when I say new, I mean it was gifted to me less than 2 hours before the event (thanks to my incredible boyfriend Owen). What perfect timing - I got to test out my camera on some internally and externally beautiful people!

Portland, Seattle, San Francisco.

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I'm about to head to Portland and San Francisco for the first time! Afterwards I'm taking a roadtrip back to Los Angeles, stopping in San Francisco and a some other places along the way (like the Azna Gluten Free bakery). San Francisco: Greens Restaurant Herbivore - The Earthly Grill Maggie Mudd (did an interview with them at WorldFest ). And also to Seattle for the second time, but it will be my first experience at the VegFest.

Veg Speed Dating at San Francisco's Millenium Restaurant

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Check out my video from the Berkeley event: Details on SF Vegan Speed Dating: - Website - Sept 25th at 4pm - Millennium: 580 Geary Street San Francisco, California 94102 - Complimentary appetizers - All ticket purchasers will receive a $10 GC from Allison's Gourmet - Limited to 30 people (15 men and 15 women) - Ages 21-40 - Early bird price until Sept 3rd Act fast - tickets are selling like vegan hot cakes! event vegan san francisco vegetarian

Fashion Revolution Day 2016: San Francisco’s “Fash Mob” Takes Over Union Square!

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We marched in the Fashion Revolution Day action in San Francisco and drew attention to Fast Fashion’s destructive ways. On April 24, 2016, the three-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster, San Francisco ethical brands and fashionistas put on a flash catwalk in the city’s shopping hub, Union Square. The post Fashion Revolution Day 2016: San Francisco’s “Fash Mob” Takes Over Union Square!

Connecting the Dots (Part 6): How I Went from Being a San Francisco CFO to an Athens Yoga Instructor

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This is part of a series called Connecting the Dots: How I Went from Being a San Francisco CFO to an Athens Yoga Instructor. The first installment is here. Last week’s installment is here. 1.5-1.6 A Festival in a Field in France (August 2009) I’ve got to hand it to my Kundalini Yoga teachers-they […].

San Francisco Makes Composting Mandatory

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The city of San Francisco recently passed a law requiring composting. Seattle also requires composting but unlike Seattle, those who do not compost in San Francisco will be fined. San Francisco is hoping this new law will aid in the city eliminating all waste in landfills by 2020. The law, passed by a 9-2 margin by the Board of Supervisors, is the strictest such law in the nation.

San Francisco’s plastic ban sends seismic wave around the world

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Last March, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a bottle-banning ordinance – quickly signed into law by Mayor Edwin M. “San Francisco might have done it just a little bit to make every other American city look even worse,” wrote Eve Andrews in Grist. And San Francisco Bay is the largest estuary on America’s Pacific Coast.

New Alternatives Cafe in San Francisco Hosts Earth Gift Sale

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New Alternatives Cafe in San Francisco Hosts Earth Gift Sale on Friday, Dec. KanwaMinerals.com, a leading online site where health-conscious consumers go to shop for high-quality, chemical-free natural skin and wellness products, will hold a special holiday gift show at San Francisco’s New Alternatives Café on Dec.

San Francisco Giants Can’t Handle The Birds

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Perhaps the Giants should have stuck with Candlestick Park because AT&T Park has been beset by birds , gulls to be exact. The team is considering bringing in a falcon to drive away the unwanted visitors that pester patrons for food and drop, um, things, from above onto the heads of folks who just want to see a game. Hat-tip to long-time reader Meredith for the link. Asides