DONATE
Uncategorized | SSMC

Posts Categorized: Uncategorized

Experts and leaders addressing the “Future of Transportation” in Redwood City

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Peninsula Family Service, a nonprofit serving local families in four Bay Area Counties – including San Mateo County – organized “The Future of Transportation: Clean Energy & Transformation” event as part of its Thought Leader Series.  The May 15, 2019 event was co-sponsored by Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) along with Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE)…
Read More

No comments yet

SSMC Indicators Report Launch Event highlights local successes

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Six speakers offered ideas on reducing carbon emissions at a Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) luncheon on November 1 unveiling the 22nd annual Indicators Report, which focuses on climate change. Sponsored by and Peninsula Clean Energy, the event welcomed over 100 attendees and exhibitors, and was supported by a team of SSMC’s volunteers. The updated…
Read More

No comments yet

Impossible Foods: Lowering the Carbon Footprint with Plant-burgers

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

The founders of local start-up, Impossible Foods, were inspired to make a product that would curb meat-lover’s carbon footprint and improve biodiversity. At a tour of their facility, we learned that over time the planet’s biodiversity has taken a dive as humans and the cattle we harvest represent an increasing amount of terrestrial biomass. In…
Read More

No comments yet

Sustainability Conference This Saturday, April 28, 2018

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Dig in to a lively afternoon of learning about local sustainability projects and how you can make an impact. Local experts will explain the surprising benefits of carbon farming, share accomplishments in renewable energy, and demonstrate the science behind home composting. Thanks to Peninsula Clean Energy, the first 100 registrants will receive a free copy…
Read More

No comments yet

Produce & Fish Calendar

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

As part of SSMC’s research on our 2016 Key Indicator: Food Systems, our Indicators team created this fun infographic showing the growing and catching seasons for produce and fish in San Mateo County. Fresh off the press, we placed this handout at our County Fair booth and heard it was one of the most popular…
Read More

No comments yet

2016 Feast At The Farm

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Join SSMC Board Member, local chef, and winemaker, Dan Peterson for our 8th annual Feast at the Farm fundraiser for Sustainable San Mateo County. Enjoy local farm fresh products paired with exceptional wine. Tour the farm. Meet with local farmers. Experience the stunning beauty of the San Mateo Coast. Saturday, July 23, 2016 – Farm…
Read More

No comments yet

The Good Food Movement

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Here at SSMC, we are learning as much as we can about Food Systems for this year’s Indicators Report focused on the topic. We are excited to be a small part of a much broader movement across the region and the country to make “good food” the norm. Next week, we’re hosting an Indicators Launch…
Read More

No comments yet

Info for Sustainability Awards attendees

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Coming to the 2016 Sustainability Awards? Here are some important notes for you! **TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED** You may contact our office at 650.638.2323 to inquire about additional tickets at the door Visit our Awards page for more information about the awards program and this year’s winners and sponsors. The Basics: Thursday, March 31,…
Read More

No comments yet

Fun & delicious research

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Recently, we took a team trip to KitchenTown, for research purposes, of course. Our main objective was taste the local food system. And after two hours of arduous studies, we can positively affirm that the local food system is delicious. KitchenTown is essentially an incubator for food startups, where local producers have access to state-of-the-art…
Read More

No comments yet

Feast at the Farm is back!

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Join SSMC Board Member, local chef, and winemaker, Dan Peterson for our 7th annual Feast at the Farm fundraiser for Sustainable San Mateo County. Saturday, August 22, 2015 – Farm tour starts at 4:00pm with dinner to follow. Potrero Ñuevo Farm – 1045 Tunitas Creek Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. Enjoy local farm fresh…
Read More

No comments yet