September CPG Gathering

CPG Sept 2016

Sunday, September 18th

10am – 1pm

Chico Branch Library (1108 Sherman Ave.) in Chico

Always FREE and open to the public

Water Harvesting in a Mediterranean Climate

NOTE: Participants who attend this Gathering will receive a promotional code for $10 off the October Hands On Workshop ‘HOW EVERY DROP COUNTS Solutions for Water Resilience’ Sunday, October 16 from 10am to 3pm in Oroville. Register here:

We will have 4 short presentations with an open forum in between as we explore how to create water resilient landscapes with diverse soil biology, water harvesting techniques and creative irrigation that is specifically suited to our unique climate.

  • Local water, drought and our Mediterranean climate
  • How water harvesting can rehydrate landscapes
  • Increasing soil biology for optimum water retention
  • Rainwater harvesting including collection from rooftops into tanks and earthworks
  • Water reuse, including greywater, and local code
  • Irrigation methods including drip systems, ollas and more


  • Please bring a small dish to share as well as your own dishes, utensils and cup for the POTLUCK. There are limited dishes available in the library so please remember to bring your own if you can. If you do use library dishes we ask that you wash them when you are done.
  • If you have anything in SURPLUS (vegetables, home preserved food, eggs, fruit, seed, plant starts etc.) please bring it along and we’ll ‘Share the Surplus’ after the Potluck.


  • CSLL ‘Lettuce Get Together’ Tuesday, September 13th from 4:30pm – 7:00pm at the Chico branch library meeting room.
  • ‘HOW EVERY DROP COUNTS Solutions for Water Resilience’ (Hands On Workshop) Sunday, October 16 from 10am – 3pm at Bywater Farm. Register here:
  • 3rd Annual CPG Picnic Sunday, November 6th from 12pm – 3pm at Stephanie & Brian’s house. RSVP here:



The Chico Permaculture Guild (CPG) is an education program of Earthshed Solutions, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in July 2015 by actively engaged CPG members.

CPG Facebook group:

CPG website:

Earthshed Solutions website:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s