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Oct 2017

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Farm To Table: A 10th Anniversary Celebrated In Style!

On Sept. 23, GreenTown celebrated its 10th Anniversary at the Fourth Annual Farm-to-Table Dinner & Auction. More than 100 movers and shakers from Los Altos and Los Altos Hills came together celebrate local environmental heros and raise money to support the important work GreenTown is doing in our communities.     ...

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Oct 2017

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WalkTober — GreenTown Celebrates Walking In October

It’s fall. Some people are ready to roll, but we hope even more are ready to stroll! Fall is a perfect time to walk in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. Cooler days bring out bold fall colors making walking to many local events attractive. Unlike bicycling, most walking activities can start right out our […]

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Sep 2017

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Understanding Drought Tolerant Gardens Recap

On Sunday, Sept. 24th , experienced gardeners, along with beginners, gathered at the new drought-tolerant garden by the Woodland Library in Los Altos. This garden is a Girl Scout Gold Award project created by Alyssa Robbins in partnership with GreenTown Los Altos, the City of Los Altos, Cal Water and Bay Maples Landscaping. At the ...

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Sep 2017

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We ARE Part Of The Water Pollution Solution!

On Sept. 16, 2017, GreenTown Los Altos led another creek cleaning all in the name of being part of the solution to water pollution. This year’s cleaning led as if often does, to surprises. With a team of 30 volunteers, we managed to haul away 150 pounds of scrap metal from Permanente Creek at Heritage […]

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Sep 2017

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What A Ride: Historic Bike Ride Impresses Many!

On Sept. 10, almost 40 riders toured Los Altos on bikes to see historic homes along with assorted local properties. It’s nice and quiet on a Sunday morning, making it a perfect time for a family-friendly ride. We started at the History Museum, made our way around town to take in 20 stops and ended […]

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Sep 2017

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Here Comes The Sun: Schools Go Solar!

Solar is coming to LASD schools and with it comes construction challenges and traffic congestion. But GreenTown has the solution – and it’s simple, healthy and fun: WALK, BIKE and CARPOOL to school! In early October, the school district will begin construction to install solar panels at all elementary and junior high ...

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Aug 2017

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It’s Electric!

                  GreenTown partnered with the city of Los Altos to host an energy themed show, It’s Electric! Located on the DownTown Green at Third Street, we had electric cars, electric bikes, Acterra with energy efficiency ideas, four solar panel installers, HEA with a smart meter ...

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Aug 2017

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“Get to Know Los Altos” Bike Ride

GreenTown led a bike ride as part of the City’s DownTown Green events, Sunday, July 23. Organized by Mike Tkalcevic who is generously interning with GreenTown as part of a Master’s Degree program in Urban Planning at San Jose State University, we rode 10 miles to explore the quiet streets of Los Altos. We started […]

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Jun 2017

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Save The Date: Sept. 23, 2017

Save the Date for our 10th Anniversary Farm-to-Table Fundraising Dinner – September 23 Mark your calendars for GreenTown Los Altos’ third annual Farm-to-Table Dinner and Auction from 5-9pm at a private residence in Los Altos. We will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary and we can’t wait! It will be an evening to ...

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Jun 2017

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More Schools Go Solar. Biking Paradise!

Exciting news! The Los Altos School District (LASD) will be installing solar panels at each of its schools this Fall, resulting in savings of more than $175,000 in electricity costs each year. But the process will be a bit painful as it will occur during the school year – starting in mid-September. In the spirit […]

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Jun 2017

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Deep Green

The “greenest house in America.” That’s what we heard at GreenTown’s lunch at Tah Mah Lah, the Holland-Yates home in Portola Valley. The home, designed to showcase the latest innovations in sustainable design, does that by being highly efficient, producing more energy than is consumed, restoring habitat, saving and ...

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Jun 2017

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Summer Solstice Night Bike Ride

The summer solstice was June 21, and GreenTown took a bike ride to see the sunset over the Bay. There were 28 of us and we entered the Stevens Creek Trail just off Sleeper Avenue in Mountain View. Once on the trail there are no more cars – what a treat, just bikes and the […]

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