Local Solutions for a Healthy Planet.

Our sustainability work centers on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Local Solutions for a Healthy Planet.

Our sustainability work centers on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Our Programs

We support an informed and empowered citizenry.

Acterra provides educational outreach through a wide variety of free workshops, public lectures and community events.

Electrification

All-electric buildings and transportation improve the health of our communities and advance regional and statewide climate goals.

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Food

Our food choices have a large impact on our personal and planetary health. We help our communities reduce meat and dairy intake, increase plant based options, and facilitate composting.

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Education

Climate change education helps empower communities, activate change, and alleviate climate impacts.
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Advocacy

Acterra brings together individuals, communities and organizations to create a powerful collective voice that advocates for local, regional, and climate-friendly state policies.

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build collective action in fighting climate change

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Bringing people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet.

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Upcoming Events

We host a variety of events. All are welcome!
Note: Please check event details for in-person or virtual status.
23
May
Community
Virtual

Climate Conversations: Affordable Housing and the Environment

Presented by Save The Bay, Greenbelt Alliance, and TransForm   The Bay Area is severely behind on producing affordable housing. Nearly half of Bay Area renters are rent burdened and 38,000 people are experiencing homelessness. This is not only unjust and unsafe, but deeply connected to our ability to address climate change and protect our natural environment.   This fall,
1
June
Food
Virtual

Plant Powered Summer Challenge

Welcome to the Plant Powered Summer Challenge! Honor the Earth and your health with the Plant Powered Summer Challenge. Join Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet and GreenTown Los Altos for a plant-based dietary challenge spanning the month of June. You will receive guidance on plant based grocery substitutes, recipes to try with your friends and family, zero food waste
15
June
Food
In Person

Plant-Based Dairy Tasting

Los Altos Community Center 97 Hillview Avenue Los Altos, CA 94022 Come join us for a fun plant-based dairy tasting where you can sample a variety of dairy-based products and discover new flavors. Looking for ways to incorporate plant based ingredients in your diet? Join us for a Plant Based Dairy workshop and tasting hosted by Clorofil and Acterra. You
22
June
Electrification
In Person

EV Financial Incentives Clinic / Clinica de incentivos financieros para VEs

Mayfair Community Center in San Jose, 2039 Kammerer Ave, San Jose, CA 95116 Think you can’t afford an EV? Think again! Learn about the many financial assistance programs available to income-qualifying residents, including the Clean Cars for All grant and county-specific programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. This event will also have an EV Expo where you can check
Our mission is to bring people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet. Our solutions prioritize equity for all communities, align with science-based findings, and are defined for the benefit of all.