Sustainable Ventura's podcast (sustainability)
Business Olympics: Tabletop Business Expo at the Four Points Sheraton in Ventura, CA

On June 7, 2012, The Ventura Chamber of Commerce held the semi-Annual Tabletop Business Expo "Olympics by the Ocean" at the Four Points Sheraton (1050 Schooner Drive in Ventura) from 4:30-7:30pm.  On hand were 59 local Exhibitors including the City's Environmental Sustainability Division and Ventura Water.  The City was also one of the event sponsors.  Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer spoke to some of the attendees about their green and eco-friendly business practices.

Direct download: BusinessExpoJune7.m4a
Category:Sustainability -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer chats with Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, about Earth Day - how it was born, great ways to celebrate earth day & what the individual can do to help protect and preserve our precious environment.  For Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:

Direct download: EarthDaywithRay.m4a
Category:Sustainability -- posted at: 11:55am EDT

Farm To Table: Shopping Certified Farmer's Markets

 March is National Nutrition Month


Buying local fresh fruits and vegetables, whenever possible, is a great way to support the local economy. Purchasing produce when it's "in season" is also the best way to enjoy the nutritious benefits.   Attending Certified Farmer's Markets are a great way to take advantage of the best produce, baked goods, and beautiful flowers and plants that come direct from the farm to your table. Listen to this podcast where host Maryann Ridini Spencer shares some shopping tips.

For more information, visit: and SEARCH "Farmer's Markets."

Direct download: SVFarmersMarkets.m4a
Category:Sustainability -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

"Our Dirty House" Music Video,
Original Music by Richard Guzman

is from the "Sustainable Ventura" October 2011 "Recycling" show!  (Note: allow a little time for the VIDEO DOWNLOAD!)

"Sustainable Ventura," an Environmental Sustainability Production, is hosted by Maryann Ridini Spencer and Ray Olson and seen on CAPS-TV's VTV, Channel 15 on Thursdays at 8:30pm and rebroadcasts weekly. For more show schedule information, visit: (program listings for Channel 15).

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Category:Sustainability -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT