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CCAT is Hiring for Spring 2014!

Looking for a cool job that teaches you to live lightly on the earth, create community, and gain a range of experience in the non profit sector?

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Check out for more info.

Applications are due Friday, January 24th at 5:00pm.

Email us at if you have any questions!

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Workshops On the Horizon


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CCAT 35th Anniversary Celebration


3:00pm: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with HSU current Vice President of Student Affairs flowed by a tour of the Grounds
4:00pm: Workshop with Kelly Karaba
4:30pm: Tour of Schatz Energy Research Center
5:00pm: Compost Mountain Boys Play!!!!!!
5:30pm: Grain Threshing
6:30pm: Potluck Dinner (Bring your harvest to share!)
8:00pm: Slide Show and Storytelling (How CCAT has influenced what you do today)

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Co-D hire fall 2013

 Hiring for Co-Director is now open!

We have extended the Co-Director application submission date, Apply now!


This is a work-trade opportunity to live at CCAT rent free in exchange for a MINIMUM of 30-40 hours of work per week, managing employees and day to day activities that go on at CCAT.

A one-year commitment starting January of 2014

Application and more information can be found here.

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CCAT is Hiring for Fall 2013

CCAT is Hiring!

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Please visit for more info

Applications are due no later than September 6th

email us at if you have any questions!


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Enter your application for CO-DIRECTOR by Friday!

Click Here to Apply!

(Late submission deadline = April 12th)

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Tell your friends! Make dreams come true!!! Come live at CCAT

“Ubuntu – the essence of being human. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being in isolation. It speaks about our interconnectedness. You can’t be human all by yourself, and when you have this quality – Ubuntu- you are known for your generosity. We think of ourselves far too frequently as just individuals, separated from one another, whereas you are connected and what you do affects the whole World.” - Desmond Tutu

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Grad Caps and Gowns at CCAT!

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Hey Everyone. CCAT is offering a great deal on graduation caps and gown rentals. For only $20 you can rent your cap and gown from CCAT and help support us as an organization. Because of the Centennial celebrating, the university is requiring that everyone get a stole and tassel from the bookstore which will cost an additional $27. Fortunately, if you get your cap and gown from CCAT you will still save $8 compared to the $55 that bookstore will charge for the whole package.

Rent your cap and gown from CCAT by stopping by any day of the week (especially fridays!) Call to make sue someone is here at (707) 826 3551

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Global Worming


 Tule Fog Farm

The United States was once a nation of farmers. Today less than two percent of Americans farm, yet almost half of all land in the country is used to produce crops and livestock. Within three decades after the Second World War an industrial revolution (unprecedented by any other economic sector) occurred along the front-lines of American agriculture. The US economy rebounded  while technological optimism and the rise of the petrochemical industry framed Progressive Era policies. Petroleum-based amendments and fuel coupled with manipulation and mechanization from farm to fare engendered a “Green Revolution.” Technological solutions played polestar in a crusade for economic growth. Grow, the economy did, and as our economy ripened so did the industrial farm system, large-scale monoculture of staple crops and agricultural surplus and dependency upon chemicals and industrial irrigation. Technology overwhelmed sustainable agriculture, leaving a wake of degraded soils, contaminated water and surplus yields. Farmland population has since precipitously declined. Flagging agricultural communities and food deserts have supplanted local and working knowledge systems around the globe. We can change this – visionaries are. Join CCAT and the greater appropriate technology community in our vision/action quest for sustainable agricultural praxis and policy.


Nikki Caputo, CCAT Co-Editor

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Seed and Plant Exchange

The 15th annual Seed and Plant exchange will be happening the Saturday we are back from spring break (March 30th) hosted by The Humboldt permaculture Guild and the Organic Seed Alliance! Come check it out! We will be there swapping some seeds and some starts!!

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and don’t forget to turn in your Co-director application! April 8th is the deadline!!!

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Now hiring Co-Directors!

CCAT is hiring three Co-Directors to serve one-year terms. Two co-directors will start in June 2013 and one will start in January 2014.

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For more info, see the Co-D Application Page.

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