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220A Brooklyn Street

Columbia, SC 29201

Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00

Sunday CLOSED

Simple DIY turkey processing cone – Christmas, Thanksgiving or any time of year.

Sustainable living often means DIY and working with what you have. We ran into a situation like this recently when Chef Steve Brown, a well-known chef in San Diego purchased a turkey through us but needed assistance in processing the bird. As the owners of a small farm and sustainability center, my wife and I

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Video – Happy Chickens!

The Bancroft Center for Sustainability is more than just a location, its a mindset and a way of living for those running it. Just one example is the happy chickens at Ben and Kelsey’s homestead. Truly cage free with nothing above them but fresh air – well except in their roost and rain cover of

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Oct. 14 – Seed Saving 101

Come learn the basics of seed saving with San Diego Seed Company own Brijette Romstedt. This free class will serve as the foundational class to the advanced seed saving course that will be offered during the spring. Where: Bancroft Center for Sustainability, 3845 Spring Drive, Spring Valley, CA When: Saturday, Oct 14; 11  a.m. to

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Oct. 14 – Sociocracy for Intentional Communities and Member-Led Groups

We are excited to host Diana Leafe Christian, author of “Creating a Life Together”, for two consecutive weekends. Her many decades of experience with communities around the world offer us a wealth of information for helping us not just avoid the pitfalls that cause most communities to disintegrate, but rather to thrive using Sociocracy as

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Oct. 7 – Starting a Successful New Ecovillage or Intentional Community

We are excited to host Diana Leafe Christian, author of “Creating a Life Together”, for two consecutive weekends. Her many decades of experience with communities around the world offer us a wealth of information for helping us not just avoid the pitfalls that cause most communities to disintegrate, but rather to thrive in ecovillages, co-housing,

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Sept 30 – East County Backyard Produce Swap

Join us as we bring together all that we’ve grown, or produced for our monthly backyard swap! Where: Bancroft Center for Sustainability, 3845 Spring Drive, Spring Valley, CA When: Saturday, Sept 30 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Admission: Free

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Sept 23 – Build a pallet hugel bed

We are going to build a garden bed from pallets as a kind of a Hugel bed. If you have weed clothes, let us know. we could use some. Be prepared for sun and bring plenty of water. Where: Bancroft Center for Sustainability, 3845 Spring Drive, Spring Valley, CA When: Saturday, Sept 23 10 a.m.

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Aug 12 – Mango Grafting

Sponsored by the California Rare Fruit Growers, San Diego Chapter. Jim Neitzel will hold a mango grafting demonstration. Attendance is free and a limited amount of scion wood and root stock will be available for purchase. Members are encouraged to bring their own root stock if available.

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The Best Rat Trap Ever!

If you live in southern California and you have trees – you have rats. Most likely, something like these guys. Get used to it, its just a fact of life and is no indication of one’s level of cleanliness. If you also happen to have a garden and livestock, then you really have rats and

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Learn How to Seed Save Aug 12!

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