World Commons News

According to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, the coming Climate Ambition Summit will be a key platform to drive global momentum towards transformational climate action. The planet’s survival now requires halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieving worldwide carbon neutrality by 2050. Tragically, the pandemic and its economic repercussions have hampered the national climate […]

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Divina Lucia

  The Santa Lucia Highlands are one of the crown jewels of California viticulture. The appellation encompasses over 6,000 acres of vineyards, most of which are planted on verdant elevated southeast-facing terraces not far from the Monterey Bay. Spanish missionaries were the first to realize that these wind-swept hills were ideal for viticulture. Today, the […]

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Heirloom Seeds

  Unlike the single-season hybrid seeds sold at most garden stores, open-pollinated seeds allow you to save the seeds from mature plants to cultivate the following season. This is the traditional regenerative method ofhorticulture that protect biodiversitys as farmers replant successively stronger, more locally-adapted plants each season. Dozens of companies, part of a blossoming heritage […]

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Bay Area Brews

     Postponed by the pandemic, the Cider Summit will return to San Francisco’s Presidio on Saturday, October 17th 2021 for its 7th annual showcase of Northern California’s craft ciders. The tasting festival was created as a way to expose cider lovers both near and far to artisanal cideries and cider houses in Northern California.   […]

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