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San Diego Teen Among 2022 International Young Eco-Hero Award Winners 

| November 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Teen Among 2022 International Young Eco-Hero Award Winners 

Jessica Ong, a 16-year-old from San Diego, California, is one of sixteen young environmental activists from across the globe to receive a 2022 International Young Eco-Hero Award, announced Action For Nature today. This award honors eco-conscious youth ages eight to 16 who are taking crucial steps to solve tough environmental problems. Winners of the International […]

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Tyler Trimble Presents Fruit Trees and Soil as a Living Thing

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Tyler Trimble Presents Fruit Trees and Soil as a Living Thing

In January, the Missions Hills Garden Club attended a Zoom presentation about back yard fruit trees given by Tyler Trimble, also known as Mr. Tree.  Trimble, a third-generation farmer, and his family live in Bonsall where his “home orchard is a food forest.”  Trimble’s talk focused on how to get maximum year-round production from your […]

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Fashion Valley Receives Sustainability Recognition And Certification

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
Fashion Valley Receives Sustainability Recognition And Certification

Fashion Valley, located at 7007 Friars Road in San Diego, has been recognized by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) and has received the IREM® Certified Sustainable Property certification. This recognition is a mark of distinction for sustainable, efficient and environmentally friendly properties. The IREM® Certified Sustainable Property is a prestigious sustainability certification program […]

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Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good


| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
<strong>Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good</strong><strong><br><br><br></strong>

Whether gifting for the holidays, a birthday, Valentine’s Day or “just because,” children’s literature is a timeless gift that can impact the recipient, families and society at-large in meaningful ways. This truth is exemplified with “A Little Spark” children’s book authored by Chris Parsons—a truly unique title that was recently awarded the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award […]

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Trees Are Nature’s Pharmacopeia

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Trees Are Nature’s Pharmacopeia

Last fall the Mission Hills Garden Club enjoyed a visit to a magnificent garden and a buffet supper at the home of arborist Gary Walker, known as “the Tree Whisperer.”  Walker, a man of many talents, has been “involved with nature all my life.” Son of a French mother and a United States citizen father, […]

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Safdie Rabines Architects

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Safdie Rabines Architects

By Ginny Ollis One of Mission Hills greatest treasures is her people – historically, neighborly, and leading positive.  Jose Ricardo Rabines and Taal Safdie, architects situated in the building at 925 Fort Stockton, quietly but with enormous effect, are bringing their design skills and conscientious purpose to our community, state, and world.  A visit to […]

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San Diego Food System Alliance Holds First Annual Gathering

| October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Food System Alliance Holds First Annual Gathering

After releasing its proposed San Diego County Food Vision 2030 report, a 10-year road map for building a more just, sustainable food system in the region, The San Diego Food System Alliance (SDFSA) hosted its inaugural gathering this past October at Coastal Roots Farm at Leichtag Commons in Encinitas. The all-day, outdoor event featured speakers, interactive […]

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Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) continues to lead the way in product stewardship in California. The organization’s 2020 Annual Report, recently submitted to state officials, shows that despite the disruptions and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, MRC continued to strengthen its California mattress recycling program known as Bye Bye Mattress, worked with local and state leaders […]

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Connor Leone: How ECOLIFE Uses the Science of Aquaponics

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
Connor Leone:  How ECOLIFE Uses the Science of Aquaponics

We know our planet has serious problems with climate change, habitat loss, species extinction, the inefficiency of global food systems that casts doubt on our ability to feed a growing world population, and challenges with obtaining enough water to meet the planet’s needs.  Based in Escondido, ECOLIFE Conservation is a non-profit organization with a mission […]

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Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

The Balboa Park Conservancy invites everyone to dig in for a hands-on virtual Plant It Forward event, celebrating the launch of the Garden Stewards volunteer initiative and the legacy of Kate Sessions. From May 1 to 8, 2021, the Conservancy is partnering with SDG&E to present a family-friendly series on climate-friendly garden stewardship to help budding gardeners of all ages […]

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