Monthly Archives: February 2013
Feb 28 2013
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Feb 27 2013
Urban Ecology Extravanganza March 3, 2013
 


Urban Ecology Extravanganza on Sunday March 3rd!

An educational, fun-filled event thats ALMOST FREE!

Don’t miss this revolutionary event!  In honor of the upcoming SoCal Permaculture Convergence, IUE is proud to be partnering with several Los Angeles based organizations to bring you this once-in-a-lifetime event.  Come learn from some of LA’s leading urban ecology experts and from internationally recognized Permaculturalist Paul Wheaton.  To encourage everyone to come and learn, this event is ALMOST FREE!!!!  Sign up a big group and pay nearly nothing to attend.Paul Wheaton of permies.com
10:30am
No Coop, No Run Chicken Raising
Why spend the money to build a chicken coop and run, when you can have healthier, happier chickens without them?  Paul explains his super simple backyard chicken raising techniques.

1pm to 2pm Small Lunch provided by Oh Happy Days! Natural Foods & Cafe

Marco Barrantes of La Loma Development Co
2pm
Permaculture in the Big City
How does Permaculture apply to life in the concrete jungle?  Hear this Permaculture designer and entrepreneur speak about healing our cities, creating jobs, and transforming LA’s food culture.

Darren Butler of EcoWorkshops.com
3:30pm to 5pm
Systems Gardening
Does gardening have to be such hard work? Learn how to work with Nature’s systems to make your garden easier to manage and more productive than ever before.

Paul Wheaton on Irrigation Free Gardening at Armory Center for the Arts
6pm to 8pm  
Paul will discuss Permaculture strategies to eliminate the need for irrigation in our gardens.  An especially relevant talk given our climate here in Southern California.

Location

Daytime Events
Sunday, March 3
@Institute of Urban Ecology
3896 N Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena , CA

Evening Paul Wheaton Lecture
@Armory Center for Arts
145 N Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103

Registration (click here to register)
$5 for 1st ticket
$1 each add’tl ticket

Sponsoring Organizations
Institute of Urban Ecology
RIPE Altadena
La Loma Development
EcoWorkshops.com
Oh Happy Days Natural Foods Market
Whole Foods Market, Pasadena
Whittier Backyard Farms
Arroyo SECO Network of Time Banks
Root Simple
T
en Thousand Villages Pasadena

Feb 27 2013
Downtown Los Angeles Flea Market in May 2013
 

The Downtown Flea Market is coming soon.
We are launching the uber hip Downtown Flea Market in May!  This is not your ordinary run of the mill, blah and predictable flea market. This flea will fill 5 Lots in the Historic Core of Downtown Los Angeles. With Antiques & Vinatge, Collectibles and Hand Mades. We are actively seeking out the best vendors and dealers we can find. Know some cool vendors yourself? (or perhaps its you)… We want to know.

Got what we want? Applications are now being accepted just click this link.

New Food Truck Events!
We have a super cool new Members Only section for Vendors and Food Trucks. As a Registered Member, you will access to our online booking system (free of processing fees) plus an option to get Early Notice for those choice events like the Fan Fest at Dodger Stadium! Details are on our Membership Options page. 30 Day Free Trial too!

Feb 26 2013
Hotel Supply Website Peachsuite.com
 

Peachsuite.com is a unique website dedicated for catering to hotels and Hotel Bar Supplies.

Since hotels need a lot of different items from food to kitchen supplies and supplies necessary for the front office it is a good idea having a website that is dedicated to supply all these versatile needs. The strength with peachsuite.com is that they have 30 years of experience behind them.

When it comes to Hotel Supply quality of the products supplied is treated as a very important aspect. As the suppliers affiliated to the site are companies that manufacture well known brands the site is able to continue maintaining its reputation. In addition to the quality the site also keeps the prices at a low level. Therefore, the hotel trade will prefer to get their services from the site.

Online companies are the best suited hotel supply companies as the items could be selected online and got down to the hotel in a short time. In order to get down Georgia hotel supplies online hotels there could use peachsuit.com easily. When you choose the products you need the website will make arrangements to send the goods to your Georgia hotel.

When you order supplies for your hotel the possibility is there to order anything when you visit peachsuite.com. Since the site has everything categorized and left in a menu bar the customers are able to navigate through the site in order to choose their goods easily. In case one needs hotel bar supplies he only has to go to that category and choose the products he needs.

In order to help hotel managers who look for discount goods there is a separate area for them. You only need to click the link in order to go to the section. All in all, peachsuite.com is a well organized attractive site where purchasing Georgia Hotel Supplies Online is fun.

 

Feb 26 2013
Legends of the Summer: Justin Timberlake & JAY Z Tickets Password Presale Rose Bowl Pasadena
 

Legends of the Summer: Justin Timberlake & JAY Z
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
Sun, Jul 28, 2013 05:30 PM

Details: JAY Z and Justin Timberlake, JAY Z, Justin Timberlake

Take $15 Off Justin Timberlake Ticket Orders of $100 or more with code ORDR15TC at TickCo.com! Ends 3/31

Feb 26 2013
Lavender Lemonade Video Recipe
 

Lavender Lemonade Video Recipe

3/4 cup lavender
9 juiced lemons (or) 1 1/2 cups lemon juice
2 cups honey
6 cups water

Boil water and then turn down heat and stir in lavender. Let the lavender steep for about 20 minutes. Flowers should turn the water purple.
Filter out lavender flowers for about six cups, then add honey then add lemon juice. Warm tea or let it cool and serve cold.

Feb 26 2013
Goodland Kitchen
 

Goodland Kitchen
231 S. Magnolia Ave
Goleta, CA 93117
www.goodlandkitchen.com

Staff
Julia Crookston, Chef-Owner
Julia Crookston, the owner of preserves Santa Barbara, is a career culinarian with over 30 years of production & development experience. An alumnus of Alice Water’s Chez Panisse and Jeremiah Tower’s Stars, she returned to Southern California as an Executive Chef and then General Manager for Bon Appetit Mgt Co, supervising food service for private colleges and major motion picture studios. Recruited to be an instructor for a professional culinary program, she helped develop an original curriculum and was the Serv Safe certificate instructor. For the last 15 years, Julia has been employed in private service, developing small businesses and as instructor and consultant. She is a lifelong promoter & practitioner of hand made high quality foods and is deeply involved with local food production systems.

Gerald Weiskamp, Lead Cook
Jordan Thomas, Baker/Sandwich Extraordinaire
Ying Labuguen, Star Cook
Mia Cetti, Counter Superstar
Maria Flynn, Counter Superstar
Rebecca Reyes, Counter Superstar

The Goodland Kitchen is a Community Supported Kitchen in Old Town Goleta that specializes in preparing locally-sourced food at an affordable price.
Description
We make sandwiches, soups, and salads– all with locally sourced produce. Try us out the next time you need catering!

General Manager: Melissa Gomez

Goodland Kitchen is a Community Supported Kitchen in Goleta, CA

Feb 26 2013
Isla Vista Food Cooperative Santa Barbara CoOp
 

Isla Vista Food Co-op

Isla Vista Food Cooperative
Santa Barbara CoOp

Over 4,000 invested owners currently (over 20k since the co-op began), tons of member-owner benefits, active board of directors, opportunities to co-op owners to actively participate in our business, open-book finances).

The isla vista food cooperative was founded on the 7 cooperative principles and most definitely upholds them every day.

gm@islavistafood.coop

6575 Seville Rd
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 968-1401
Mon-Sun 8 am – 10 pm

website: islavistafood.coop

Feb 26 2013
Internet Presence Management Services from Pronto Marketing @prontomarketing
 


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Pronto Marketing is one of the world-leaders in Internet Presence Management. Managing a website, social media and all of the components that go into a well orchestrated Internet Presence that meets business goals can be tough. Who can you trust? And, can you even afford it?

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Which means we set up and take care of all aspects of a business’ online presence from now until the end of time. No gimmicks, top notch results, we do all the work, and at one low monthly price.

Feb 25 2013
YogaWorks – One Month Unlimited Yoga Classes Only $45 @YogaWorks
 

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YogaWorks – Multiple Locations
$45 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes ($149 Value)

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Over 70 bought Limited quantity available

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YogaWorks has 24 studios in CA & NY with classes in a variety of styles and levels. There are classes for people who have never stepped on a yoga mat and for people with a daily practice.

The special offer on Groupon runs for the next few days… So don’t let this pass you up.

Mid-Wilshire
230 1/2 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90004
(323) 464-1276

Tarzana
18700 Ventura Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 91356
(818) 457-6900

Westwood
1256 Westwood Blvd
Westwood, California 90024
(310) 234-1200

Wilshire Montana
1426 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, California 90403
(310) 393-5150

Pacific Palisades
15327 W Sunset Blvd
Pacific Palisades, California 90272
(310) 454-7000

Ocean Park
2215 Main St
Santa Monica, California 90405
(310) 664-6470

Saugus
23951 Newhall Ranch Road
Santa Clarita, California 91355
(661) 799-2645

El Segundo
740 Allied Way
El Segundo, California 90245
(310) 322-6500

Pasadena
277 West Green Street
Pasadena, California 91105
(626) 381-9785

Feb 25 2013
Orr Orchards Local Lime Supplier Marmalime Santa Barbara
 

Orr Orchards Local Lime Supplier Marmalime Santa Barbara
Your Local Lime Supplier

Pure Citrus Marmalade
Bearss Limes, Water, Pure Cane Sugar
9oz

Made at GVCC Goleta Valley Community Center
5679 Hollister
Goleta, CA 93117

Orr Orchards
PO Box 22245
Santa Barbara, CA 93121

Website: orrorchards.blogspot.com
email: marmaline@gmail.com
PO Box 3683
Santa Barbara, CA 93130

Feb 24 2013
Lori’s Original Herb Infused Natural Lemonades @LorisLemonade
 

Lori’s Original Herb Infused Natural Lemonades

Lori's Original Lemonade

Had the lavender lemonade and it was delicious. Hope we can buy this in the LA/Pasadena area soon. Bought three bottles to go with our sandwiches from the El Rancho in Los Olivos after we had a sample. Very good lemonade! Can’t wait to try new flavors.

@LorisLemonade

Lori’s Original Lemonade, a beverage company producing refreshing and delicious organic real juice lemonades gently infused with Lavender!

Lori’s Original Lemonade

Lori Volk – (805) 794-8292

PO Box 1829

Ojai, CA  93024

www.lorisoriginallemonade.com

sales@lorisoriginallemonade.com

 

Feb 24 2013
Oscar winners at the 85th annual Academy Awards
 

Oscar winners at the 85th annual Academy Awards

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Best Animated Short Film: Paperman

Best Animated Feature Film: Brave

Achievement in Cinematography: Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda

Achievement in Visual Effects: Life of Pi

Achievement in Costume Design: Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran

Achievement in Makeup & Hairstyling: Les Misérables

Best Live-Action Short Film: Curfew

Best Documentary Short Subject: Inocente

Best Documentary Feature: Searching for a Sugar Man

Best Foreign-Language Film: Amour (Austria)

Achievement in Sound Mixing: Les Misérables

Achievement in Sound Editing: Zero Dark Thirty & Skyfall

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Seth MacFarlane’s opening act includes groans, boobs and Channing Tatum dancing

Achievement in Film Editing: Argo

Achievement in Production Direction: Lincoln

Original Score: Life of Pi, Mychael Danna

Original Song: “Skyfall,” Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth; Skyfall

Adapted Screenplay: Argo, Chris Terrio

Original Screenplay: Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino

Kristen Stewart on crutches at the Oscars red carpet, still looks great

Achievement in Directing: Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Best Motion Picture: Argo

Feb 24 2013
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Feb 24 2013
Digital Wrist-Cuff Blood-Pressure Monitor – Groupon Online Deal $24.99 Reg $99
 

Digital Wrist-Cuff Blood-Pressure Monitor – Online Deal

$24.99 for VitaGoods Travel Pulse Digital Wrist-Cuff Blood-Pressure Monitor ($99 List Price).  Free Shipping and Free Returns.

Monitor’s inflatable wrist cuff relays readings to an LCD display; alerts users to possible hypertension or irregular heart beats

Wrist-Cuff Blood-Pressure Monitor

Features:
Portable blood-pressure monitor for at-home use or travel
Expandable wrist cuff accommodates regular-, large-, and leg-sized arms
LCD display with large, easy-to-read icons
Displays systolic and diastolic pressure, pulses per minute, and date and time
Alerts users to possible irregular heartbeat or hypertension
Memory stores up to 90 readings
World Health Organization classification indicator
Automatically turns off after one minute to conserve power
Requires two AAA batteries
Includes instructions and small carrying case
Weight: 0.53 pounds
Dimensions: 4″x4″x3″

 

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Feb 24 2013
Groupon Goods Deals Feb 24, 2013 MLB NFL BBQ Rico Grill Cover
 

Grill Covers for favorite MLB and NFL Team

Rico MLB or NFL Deluxe Grill Cover – Online Deal

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Over 1,000 bought: Limited quantity available

 

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Protect grills from rain, snow, and gusts
Thick vinyl covers
MLB or NFL logo printed on the front
Velcro straps keep cover on grill during windy days
Felt lining protects grill finish
Fits most large grills and crashed spaceships
Dimensions: 68″x21″x35”

Feb 24 2013
QuadraFire Pellet Stoves: Quadra-Fire T-shirt and Notebook Giveaway
 

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Feb 24 2013
Norma’s Tacos Pasadena New Location
 

Norma’s Tacos

new Location

norma@normastacos.com
950 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 795-1224

Pasadena, California

http://www.normastacos.com

Feb 24 2013
Buellton Wine & Chili Festival
 

Buellton Wine & Chili Festival

Buellton Wine & Chili Festival

Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

 

Welcome to the inaugural Buellton Wine & Chili Festival! Some of the best local chefs will compete to take home cash prizes for the best Red Chili, Chile Verde and Homemade Salsa in the Santa Ynez Valley.

As a guest you get to participate in the People’s Choice awards; you decide who has the best Red Chili, best Chile Verde, best Salsa, best Booth Showmanship, and best red and white wines. Your ticket includes a souvenir wine glass and unlimited wine tastes; ten chili tasting tickets; an Oak BBQ lunch; entertainment and more! Tickets are also available for guests under 21 who want to sample some chili, talk to the chefs and have a good time, however minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Please join us for this new tradition on St. Patrick’s Day!

The Early Bird Adult ticket is available to all guests who purchase their tickets online. The price of admission includes a souvenir wine glass with complimentary wine tastings, ten chili tasting tickets, and a Tri-Tip sandwich meal. Chili and salsa tasting begins at Noon but the event is open with a preview at 11:00am to meet the chefs and watch the preparation. Come early! *Designated Drivers may purchase a regular ticket and will have access to all event activities, experiences, as well as receive a souvenir wine glass. A separate wrist band will be distributed for DD’s and water will be available FREE of charge.

Buy tickets here, $30 for early bird tickets.

180 Avenue of Flags
Buellton, 93427

Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

Feb 24 2013
Sunday Goleta Farmer’s Market
 
Sunday Goleta Farmer’s Market
CAMINO REAL MARKETPLACE
7004 Marketplace Dr
Goleta, CA 93117
Sunday 10am-2pm
Goleta: Storke & Hollister
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market Association, 232 Anacapa St, Suite 1A,
Santa Barbara CA 93101 • (805) 962-5354 • Fax (805) 962-1435

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