Stay Cool this Summer (without turning on the AC!)

Stay Cool this Summer (without turning on the AC!)

Cool down your body Focus on cooling your body rather than cooling the house. Wrap an ice pack or frozen water bottle in a clean kitchen towel. You can also wet a washcloth, wring it out, and stick it in the fridge. Applying the ice pack or washcloth to a your pulse...

Plastic Free Personal Care

Plastic Free Personal Care

Use the information in this blog to remove the plastic from your personal care routine! You can find these products in our Wellness Department as of the time this blog was written. You can also opt to save some money and make your own plastic-free personal care...

Plastic Free July on a Budget

Plastic Free July on a Budget

Good news: Plastic Free July isn’t about being perfect, it’s about trying your best to make small changes that will benefit all of us! Whether you’ve decided to go plastic free for the rest of the month, or just for tomorrow, take the Plastic Free July pledge and join...

Brief DEI Reading List

Brief DEI Reading List

My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem This book guides the reader to process their own racial trauma. There is a beginning section for all readers and a second section for readers based on if they are in a White Body, Black Body, or Police Body.  White...

A Brief Biking History of Davis

A Brief Biking History of Davis

Davis, known as Bike City USA, is not surprisingly one of the foremost biking communities in the country. We’re home to the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 61 miles of bike paths, and 55 miles of bike lanes including the country’s first bike lane, not to mention the...

Fair Trade Labels: A Primer

Fair Trade Labels: A Primer

Saturday, May 8th is World Fair Trade Day. This year’s theme is Build Back Fairer. With rising inequality, persistent and worsening poverty, gender discrimination, racial injustice and climate change, the pandemic has given us a unique opportunity to rebuild our world...

Annual Community Bike Rides

Annual Community Bike Rides

Annual Community Bike Rides The City of Davis is Bike Town, learn more in our Davis Bike History Blog. Join the Bike Campaign and the Davis Community for these annual rides in town and on the Davis Bike Loop. Learn more about these upcoming rides by signing up for the...

Stop Food Waste Day

Stop Food Waste Day

April 28th is Stop Food Waste Day 33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year 45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year $1,866 the annual cost of food wasted by the average American family 25% of the food...