OAEC News

Seed Swap, Feb 13th at Sebastopol Grange

Join us for our FAVORITE seed swap (and we go to a lot of seed swaps!) on Tuesday February 13th,… Read More >

3rd edition of Basins of Relations guidebook now available!

Basins of Relations: A Citizen’s Guide to Protecting and Restoring Our Watersheds 3rd edition, 2018  by Brock Dolman and Kate… Read More >

Mending the Wild at OAEC

A controlled prescribed fire being used at OAEC for the ecological and habitat goals of our coastal prairie… December 2017 In… Read More >

OAEC greenhouse

The climate is changing and so is the OAEC Nursery!

The OAEC non-profit nursery is the outward face of our 45-year-old esteemed Mother Garden and represents an outreach into the… Read More >

CCOF cost share program

This year the OAEC nursery and gardens were able to waive 75% of our organic certification fees through the Federal Organic Cost… Read More >

2017 Chautauqua tickets on sale now!

  The 15th Annual Chautauqua Revue is now open for business! Tickets are on sale for the most unique show… Read More >

Compost Toilet Install Begins!

Compost Toilet Research Project installation has officially begun! Pictured here: Glen from Phoenix Composting Toilets, and OAEC facilities intern, Amelia,… Read More >

Seed Swap in Sebastopol, Feb 16, 2017

Join us for our favorite Seed Swap!  Meet neighbors and fellow gardeners at the Grange in Sebastopol on Thursday evening,… Read More >

Brock coins the term “egosystem” in scientific literature!

OAEC WATER Institute Director Brock Dolman co-authors, with Dr. Matt Deitch, a new peer reviewed scientific paper in the Journal… Read More >

OAEC Receives Groundbreaking Compost Toilet Permit

Legitimizing Ecological Sanitation via Scientific Research After 2 years of negotiations, OAEC is excited to partner with county and regional agencies… Read More >

AB1810 Non-commercial seed sharing protected

  A victory for seed sovereignty:  AB 1810 passes with help from OAEC OAEC’s Dave Henson and Cooper Freeman along with… Read More >