Spade & Plow organic farm in Gilroy was among the first 12 participants in the County of Santa Clara's new Agricultural Resilience Incentive Grant Program, which provided the owners with $25,500 to use on agricultural practices that improve soil health and ease climate change.
A Bolder and More Ambitious Climate Goal: County of Santa Clara Bumps Up Deadline for Carbon Neutrality to 2030
Five years after the County of Santa Clara officially made a goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2045, officials have doubled down on the promise with a renewed vow and achievable pathway to get there by 2030.
Agrihood, located in the city of Santa Clara, provides low-income seniors with nutritious produce through an on-site farm and will offer programs such as farmers markets and gardening lessons on its 1.5 acres of open space.
Santa Clara Valley Healthcare is taking a significant step in the battle against climate change by signing the federal health sector Climate Pledge initiative to dramatically reduce its carbon footprint at all its hospitals and clinics and become net-zero by 2050.