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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

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer about Controlling mosquitoes in your yard.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

Direct download: Mosquitos.m4a
Category:Pure Water Radio -- posted at: 8:22am EDT

Whiteflies: Less Toxic Pest Management in Your Garden

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer about Whiteflies in your garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

Direct download: Whiteflies.m4a
Category:Pure Water Radio -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT

Aphid Management in Your Garden

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer about Aphid Management in your garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

Direct download: AphidsUse.m4a
Category:Pure Water Radio -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

Ant Management in Your Home & Garden

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer about Ant Management in your home & garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

Direct download: RayAntsuse.m4a
Category:Pure Water Radio -- posted at: 11:16am EDT

Weed Management in Your Garden

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer about Weed Management in Your Garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

Direct download: RayWeedsUse5thpod.m4a
Category:Pure Water Radio -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

Controlling Snails & Slugs in Your Garden

 Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer chats with Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, about Controlling Snails and Slugs in Your Garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

Direct download: RayNonToxicGardeningSnails.m4a
Category:Pure Water Radio -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Office Composting

Sustainable Ventura's Maryann Ridini Spencer chats with Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Division, about Office Composting. Ray offers great tips and techniques on how to be more sustainable by composting your lunch and snack scraps to create wonderful organic material for your garden.  This practice is a great help to the environment by keeping trash out of the landfill!  For Eco-friendly tips and more, Visit:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

Direct download: Composting.m4a
Category:Pure Water Radio -- posted at: 12:02pm 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:  sustainableventura.wordpress.com

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:  SustainbleVentura.wordpress.com and SEARCH "Farmer's Markets."

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