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Waters of the United States

Waters of the United States

In an email message from Congressman Doug LaMalfa we note “for the first time in California history, Governor Brown issued an executive order on April 1st requiring mandatory conservation for all California residents, directing several state agencies to take immediate action to conserve the state’s remaining urban water supplies. On May…

Redding Garden Talk

Redding Garden Talk

People of Progress is sponsoring a free Garden Talk by Wayne Kessler on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the social hall of First United Methodist Church (corner of South and east Streets) in Redding CA. Kessler’s presentation will cover: low cost and easy methods to increase yields, improve soil…

A Place At The Table

Earlier this week we watched A Place At The Table, now available through Netflix. The problem of hunger in the United States is due to poverty, not a shortage of food. Child obesity and hunger are related because of government subsidies that enable low prices on high calorie junk foods. Healthy Shasta, Growing Local Shasta and […]

Food Preserving Workshops

Have you ever wondered how to preserve the abundant fruits & vegetables of the season? Have you ever wondered how to preserve chicken and vegetable mix? Then come participate in one of three food preserving workshops at Shasta College: Water Bath Canning – Friday, August 9, 2013, 2013, 4:00 to 7:00 PM Pressure Canning…

Redding Farmers Market 4/21/12

Shasta Growers Association is starting up Redding’s Certified Farmers Market this Saturday at the Civic Center West Parking Lot, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA from 7:30 AM to Noon. Certified Master Gardeners will be there to answer your gardening questions. If you can’t make it to the Farmers Market you…

Food Day

Food Day is today, Monday, October 24, 2011 and Growing Local is looking forward to seeing many join them in the sharing of food, company and conversation at 6 PM at First United Methodist Church, 1825 East Street, Redding . It’s a potluck so please bring a main dish, salad, dessert or…