Green Restaurants Alliance Sacramento...growing a sustainable food community in the Farm-to-Fork Capital.
GRAS’ mission is to grow a sustainable food community in Sacramento. We bring restaurants together with the Urban Ag movement to build sustainable and healthy communities.
GRAS offers programs that build awareness and develop best practices for local neighborhoods, schools, and restaurant industry.
• ReSoil Sacramento - Community Composting
• Zero-Waste Events
• Local Wine - Clarkburg AVA Chenin blanc
• Restaurant Waste Management (Consulting)
• Cork Recycling
GRAS TEACHES the importance of reducing food waste and and other aspects of building sustainable food community.
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ReSoil Sacramento is a (designed for pedal) community compost network. We work with Sacramento's greenest restaurants and our burgeoning Urban Ag movement to create a unique model for closing the loop - Farm-to-Fork-to-Farm.
Compost Hosts• IRC Refugee Farm - West Sacramento
• MLK Community Garden
• McClasky Adult School Garden
• Nina's Old World Farm
• Truitt Community Garden
• Southside Community Garden
• Trinity Church Garden
• Oak Park Sol Garden
• Ninos Community Garden
Make SOILJOIN THE HEALTHY SOIL MOVEMENT!
BECOME A COMPOST HOST Add life to your garden. Hot Compost or sheet mulch (recommended $30 donation)
VOLUNTEER Help with the route. Help with gardens. Help manage a host site at school or garden.
NEW - Resident Pick-up Everybody can compost. Get a weekly pick-up at your house or apt. ($25/month)
Total diversion from the landfill and into Sacramento soils, eliminating over 140,000 lbs methane from the atmosphere.
(Since June 2014)
Healthy Soilis key to building:
• Healthy and Nutritious Food
• Ground Water Storage and Drought Resistance
• Regeneration of Toxic Soil
• Biodiversity of Life and Wellness
• Carbon Sequestration to Fight Climate Change
Help Grow the GRAS!!!
We teach the benefits of healthy soil and composting at schools, workshops and community garden demonstrations such as the State Fair and the Farm-to-Fork Festival.
DONATE It costs approximately $50 to do a compost build or demonstration at a school or garden.