Marin events in March

Green Gulch.  Join us for our seasonal afternoon of Inner & Restoration at Green Gulch Farm this Sunday, Feb 26, noon to 6 pm. It’s Arbor Day, and we’re assured a friendly crowd of sustainable activists planting trees and breathing in nature’s fullness.  Click here for all the details.

Mindful Activism Training.  Refresh and renew your skills of communication, organization, and peaceful action.  Session 2 of this three-part series takes place Saturday, March 3, at the Venture Greenhouse of Dominican University.   Theme:  Integrated Leadership.  Instructor: Nancy Roberts, Green MBA, with Stuart Moody, M.A.  For a full description, and to register, click here.

Rethinking Plastics.  San Rafael City Council will have a study session on Monday, March 5, 6:30-7:00 pm to hear a staff report on single-use plastic bans.  If you care about reducing the stream of waste leaving stores and getting into our streets, parks, and waterways every day, here is a strategic moment for you to make a difference.  Show up and support this important step in our journey to zero waste! 

Rethinking Plastics II.  March is our fullest month ever, with an evening presentation to the League of Women Voters in Piedmont on Thursday the 22nd, and four events in Marin County:

  • Plastics 360 is a two-day conference on Fri-Sat Mar 16 & 17.
  • Trashing the Planet consists of two follow-up seminars on Saturday Mar 24 & 31, through the Environmental Forum of Marin.

Retreat.  Following the Plastics 360 conference, featured speaker Beth Terry will stay over in Marin to lead the discussion at our Sunday, March 18, retreat in Tiburon, looking at “Lessons from The Lorax.” Green Sangha member Beth Terry is an activist blogger at and author of the upcoming book Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too.

Call or write if you have any questions or ideas to share!

Stuart Moody, President of the Board
Arbor Day at Green Gulch Farm & Zen Center!  Sun, Feb 26, 12-6 pm: lunch, ceremony, tree planting, tea, and meditation.


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About Stuart Moody

Stuart Moody is Board President of Green Sangha. He received a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology at USF. Stuart was Green Schoolyard Coordinator at Davidson Middle School in San Rafael and directs Green Sangha’s Rethinking Plastics campaign. From 1993 to 2012, Stuart taught dance and co-directed teacher training for Young Imaginations, an arts education agency based in San Rafael. He has taught yoga and meditation to thousands in the Bay Area, including 10 years at San Quentin State Prison. Recently moved to Tucson, he just completed a graduate certificate program in “Connecting Environmental Science and Decision Making” at the University of Arizona.