Sustainable Contra Costa – inspiring sustainable living and regenerative, connected communities. We are citizens, educators, innovators, and organizations working together for ecologically sustainable, economically vibrant, and socially just communities for all.

What We’re Up To

Sustainable Living Workshop Series

Would you like to grow your own fruit trees? Learn about beekeeping or backyard chickens? Our Sustainable Living Workshop series has something for everyone. Classes are held in a variety of locations, and registration is open now! Visit the events calendar for details.

We Were Inspired At The SEC!

Thanks to all those who attended the 2nd Annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference on November 1st, 2017. Speakers and panelists inspired us with presentations on a variety of opportunities for creating a vibrant and truly sustainable economy.

See photos and videos from the event

2017 Sustainability Award Winners

We’re excited to announce the 2017 Leadership in Sustainability Award winners! Congratulations to all those who those demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in building healthy, beautiful and resilient communities for all generations to enjoy.

Full list of winners

Photos from the event

Upcoming Events

Think globally, act locally! Check out all the ways you can learn, collaborate and get involved. And visit the SCOCO Network calendar for more events in our region.

Feb
24
Sat
9:30 am Grow More Food In Harmony With N... @ Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
Grow More Food In Harmony With N... @ Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Grow More Food In Harmony With Nature: Permaculture Series @ Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center | Pleasant Hill | California | United States
Back by popular demand! Superstar gardener Marian Woodard presents a very special opportunity to learn the most effective, most natural, deeply earth-centered gardening practices in this 6- week series. No matter what size your yard[...]
Mar
15
Thu
10:00 am What’s The Buzz: Backyard Beekee... @ Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
What’s The Buzz: Backyard Beekee... @ Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
What's The Buzz: Backyard Beekeeping @ Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center | Pleasant Hill | California | United States
Are you thinking about keeping bees? Or perhaps you just want to know more about these miraculous garden helpers and how to encourage them to visit your yard? Jan Pinkerton-Spieth, our expert from the Mt.[...]
Mar
17
Sat
10:00 am The Egg And I: Backyard Chickens... @ Private Home
The Egg And I: Backyard Chickens... @ Private Home
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Egg And I: Backyard Chickens For Everyone @ Private Home | Walnut Creek | California | United States
Backyard chickens are easier than ever! You can enjoy fresh eggs and the many benefits for your garden of these peaceful and low maintenance animals. The class will cover starting chicks, coop designs, food, bedding,[...]
Mar
24
Sat
10:00 am Family Friendly Gardens @ Pittsburg Library Community Room
Family Friendly Gardens @ Pittsburg Library Community Room
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Friendly Gardens @ Pittsburg Library Community Room | Pittsburg | California | United States
Are you looking for ways to engage your kids in the garden? Many herbs, perennials and flowers stimulate the senses and attract pollinators like ladybugs and birds that help keep your garden healthy. Discover who[...]
Apr
28
Sat
10:00 am Get A Grip On Drip: Installation... @ Pittsburg Environmental Center
Get A Grip On Drip: Installation... @ Pittsburg Environmental Center
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Get A Grip On Drip: Installation Workshop @ Pittsburg Environmental Center | Pittsburg | California | United States
Drip irrigation is a fabulous way to save water, effort, and improve the health of your edible and ornamental landscaping. And yes, drip systems can be be really simple! Landscaper Seth Wright demystifies drip irrigation,[...]

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