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A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

Before you even enter the lush and exquisite gardens of the UC Davis Arboretum you can smell them. Rich sweet scents from the flowers and trees in bloom, and the earthiness of the grasses taunt your nose and lure you down the paved winding path into the serene setting of this gem. It sits inconspicuous [...]

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Cultivate With Purpose

Cultivate With Purpose

Many people wonder; What is Arbor Day? Well, Arbor Day is an annual observance of the importance of trees in our lives and has been celebrated since 1872. It promotes the planting of trees which civilization has always done in the form of tree planting parties. The tree has always been a prominent symbol in [...]

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Capay Organic Farm Tour

Capay Organic Farm Tour

Curious about where food comes from? Or do you want to be part of the green movement of safe and sustainable farming? If you answered yes then visiting the 400 acre second generation family farm of Capay Organic could be in your future. Lucky for you they host a monthly open house that is free [...]

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Carpe Davis: Picnic Day 2010

Carpe Davis: Picnic Day 2010

UC Davis celebrated its 96th annual Picnic Day last month on Saturday April 17th. Picnic Day began in 1909 when the University wanted to showcase the new dairy barn. The attendees in 1909 capped at about 2000, all with their picnic lunches ready to enjoy the open house and activities. This years attendees were estimated [...]

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Cow Patties and Mud Pies

Cow Patties and Mud Pies

I remember long days spent in the wonderment of my backyard. Snapping fresh green beans off of the vine from my mothers vegetable garden or building large erupting volcanoes (thanks to food coloring and a mixture of baking soda and vinegar) The “lava” would flow and so would my imagination.

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