THE NOVATO COMMUNITY GARDEN...
...is a project of the Novato Live Well Network a community based 100% volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Novato.
NEW BOARD MEMBERS:
We welcome our new board members - their bios to come:
THE VISION of the Novato Live Well Network is to build a healthy, sustainable community where people from diverse backgrounds come together to reconnect with the land, procure, grow, and preserve food in a sustainable manner for themselves and others, and cultivate a truly integrated community. We define sustainability as, "meeting the needs of all people "without threatening the health of the natural environment or the well-being of future generations." (Source: Worldwatch Institute)
THE MISSION of the Novato Live Well Network is to: build and support a network of local community gardens that enable people from diverse backgrounds to grow food and foster community in a sustainable manner; work with and educate individuals. families, schools, and our community about the positive benefits of choosing sustainable ways of eating, gardening and living by providing programs that support nutrition education, our local food-shed, school and community gardens, and sustainable living practices.
NOVATO LIVE WELL NETWORK BOARD MEMBERS
David Selzer, President – David’s interest in nature started when he was growing up in Santa Cruz along the San Lorenzo River. He studied Limnology (freshwater ecology) at UC Davis and Washington State, served in the Peace Corps in Ghana, and then went on to teach middle-school math and science in the Imperial Valley, San Francisco, and then for 17-years in Mill Valley. David’s passion embraces both healthy ecosystems and human communities, which is what led him to take the SPAWN Naturalist Training Program, just before he retired. He quickly became inspired by fellow volunteers in the program who cared about the salmon and streams but who also took a more holistic, watershed perspective to conservation. In addition to leading Creekwalks for the public and students in the winter he also has acted as the Volunteer Creekwalk Coordinator.
Robert Bostonian, Director – Bio to come
Tina McMillan, Secretary – Bio to come
Richard Paulson, Director – Bio to come
Peter Tiernan, Director – Bio to come
NOVATO LIVE WELL NETWORK FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS:
THANK YOU TO OUR FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS: Miguel Villarreal, Barb Curtice, Norma Eckert, Heidi Kertel, Annie Spiegelman, Vicky Meblin, Veronica Valero, and Nichol Marelich. Your vision, dedication, and creativity have made positive change here in Novato and beyond!
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The Novato Community Garden is a project of Novato Live Well Network, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.