Upcoming Public Events
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday Apr 23rd, (2021-04-23)
Watch Kiss the Ground and join us to learn how to help transition to regenerative agriculture – globally and in your own backyard!
Conservation Agronomist, featured in “Kiss the Ground”
Organic Garden Club of Ventura County President, Food Garden Author
Kiss the Ground is an inspiring and groundbreaking film that reveals a viable solution to our climate crisis: by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems, and create abundant food supplies.
Ray Archuleta is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist with the Soil Science Society of America and has over 30 years experience as a Soil Conservationist, Water Quality Specialist, and conservation Agronomist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). After retiring from the NRCS, he co-founded the Soil Health Academy, which teaches producers how to improve soil health through practical regenerative agricultural principles.
Diana Lovejoy has been organically growing her veggies for forty years. She is the President of the Organic Garden Club of Ventura County, the Vice President of Las Flores Community Garden, and authored Organic Container Gardening for All.
Registrants will receive a sign up link to view Kiss the Ground for free. Please register in advance here:
12:00 am Saturday May 1st, (2021-05-01)
Tie Dye Party!
Saturday, May 1
Join in with your friends at Chalice for some swirly, colorful fun! Bring your spirit of joy and something to dye, we’ll provide the rest.
We will also have a little fun celebrating May Day with May Day baskets.
Sign ups coming soon! Don’t forget to reserve your spot!
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday May 7th, (2021-05-07)
Progress Made and Challenges Ahead
Laki Tisopulos, Ph.D., P.E.
Executive Officer/Air Pollution Control Officer
Ventura County Air Pollution Control District
Topics to include:
- State of our local air quality
- VC Air Pollution Control District – highlights and challenges
- Disparate impacts and environmental justice efforts
- What more we can do!
Laki Tisopulos, Ph.D., P.E. is the Executive Officer and Air Pollution Control Officer of the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District (VCAPCD) and has been involved in the environmental and air pollution control field for over 30 years. His experience spans the entire spectrum of air quality management, including monitoring and analysis, compliance, and the development of innovative programs to reduce pollution from stationary and mobile sources and consumer products. Prior to his appointment at VCAPCD, Dr. Tisopulos was Deputy Executive Officer with the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Dr. Tisopulos holds a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from USC and a California Professional Engineer License.
Please register in advance here:
(link coming soon)