[Sdpg] South Park Water Harvesting Bike Tour this Saturday

Brook Sarson brook at h2o-me.com
Wed Apr 17 13:12:51 PDT 2013

We have a really incredible event planned for Saturday morning!  Join  
our Water Harvesting Bike Tour and see what sustainable solutions are  
in your neighborhood!

Who: The San Diego Sustainable Living Institute in collaboration with  
H2OME and Building Green Futures
When: Saturday, April 20 9:30-:1230  Please arrive by 9am to register
Where:  Start: Olive Branch Green Building Supply - 3030 North Park Way
Why:  Let's Learn about Rainwater Tanks and Greywater systems, growing  
food and native habitat.  There's so many ways to conserve water, and  
there are some really easy ways to get started and be part of the  
solution.  This is your opportunity to see what others in your  
community are doing and get connected with what you need to know to  
make change.
How much: $5 registration gets you one raffle ticket.  Extra tickets  
can be purchased online or on the day of the event
First 75 participants will get a Souvenir Handkerchief Route Map with  
coupons on the back (made possible by Full Circle Tattoo, Angela  
Draper, Edward Jones Investments, and James Gang and Co).  Hurry and  
sign up today!
	We will see homes with small barrels, do-it-yourself recycled totes,  
1320 gallon rainwater tanks, and 5000 gallon underground storage!
	We will see homes with simple laundry greywater systems, simple  
shower systems
	We will see how effective water harvesting earthworks can be in  
mitigating storm runoff
	We will seen people who are growing food, have chickens, have solar  
panels, and many other sustainable solutions featured at their homes.
	There will be delicious food offerings from Rebecca's, Cafe Madeline,  
Guayaki, The GoodOnYa Bar, CHOCOLATL, Suzie's farm, and more	
	Raffle prizes include a Rainchain from Rainchains.com, A Rainbarrel  
from Bushman, Gutter installation from Seamless Raingutters, $100 gift  
certificate for a tank 500 gallons or larger from The Tank Source,  
Greywater kit/Rainwater Tank Filter kit, Consulation/services for  
greywater installation, Native Plants 		from Mooche's Nursery AND
	a pretty spectacular local shop gift basket with goodies from Eclipse  
Chocolate, Plum Pottery, Angela Draper Chiropractic/Massage, Ginseng  
Yoga, Progress...

Lunch following ride at the Station and Alchemy.  Participants with  
handkerchiefs recieve discounts.

Finally, a hands - on Greywater Installation workshop will follow at 2  
at one of the residences!  New Belgium Brewing has graciously donated  
beer for post workshop celebration, collaboration, and communication!   
Come brainstorm and talk to professionals who can help you see  
	Art activities for children and adults will be available thanks to  
reInterpret, repurposed art supplies.

This is your community San Diego.  Be inspired!!

> Please check out the facebook page if you are on facebook, join the  
> event and invite your friends:
> https://www.facebook.com/events/454159174662013/?fref=ts
> or direct people directly to:
> http://sdsustainable.org/event/south-park-water-harvesting-bike-tour/
> to get tickets.

Details:  Please arrive by 9am to register, check out the raffle  
prizes, grab a bite to eat, and hear important information and details  
about the day.

For those without bikes, do not fear!  We will set up carpools.  We  
might have room for 15-17 in the Soltrekker!  http:// 
www.soltrekker.org/  Let me know if you are interested in carpooling.   
We might arrange to have you picked up in central South Park around 9  
so you can be near your car at the finish of the ride.

Brook Sarson
Smart Water Savings
brook at h2o-me.com

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