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Reuse & Renewables
Presidio Trust: Hair Mat Trials in Grasslands Restoration
Matter of Trust Board Secretary Betty Gaillard and Board Vice Chair & President Lisa Gautier with Lewis Stringer of the Presidio Trust National Park in San Francisco Matter of Trust is proud to be the fiscal sponsor of the Hair Mat Trials in Grassland...
Silver Lab Composting Research
Matter of Trust is proud to be one of the sponsors of this program and Dr. Whendee Silver's important work. The food system accounts for more than one third of global greenhouse gas emissions. Agricultural land use and waste combined are the largest greenhouse...
Compost Research – How it Breaks Down Pharmaceuticals in Human and Animal Waste
The benefits of composting are well known, but what happens when pharmaceuticals enter the picture? Can material containing traces of pharmaceuticals – antibiotics in animal waste, for example – still be safely composted? And is composting a potential solution...
SONOMA Food Runners
Matter of Trust is proud to be the fiscal sponsor for SONOMA Food Runners, which relays food throughout Sonoma County. This enables them to focus on building their organizational capacity before fully establishing their own non-profit status. SONOMA Food Runners’...
Heart of the City Farmers’ Market
2015- Present Matter of Trust is the fiscal sponsor of Heart of the City Farmers Market (HCFM). Grants help to keep stall fees 50% lower than neighboring markets which in turn reduces food prices and makes it affordable for low-income customers. CalFresh...