Joshua Mellars
On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we’ll explore Sustainable Nonprofits. First, we’ll see how children are learning to protect the earth with the help of Environmental Volunteers. Then, we’ll visit a coastal stewardship organization engaging the community. And in its 50th year, a peninsula nonpr...
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Good Spirits
Bay Area craft spirits maker Griffo Distillery is now producing hand sanitizer to help combat the coronavirus. This documentary—filmed before the Covid-19 pandemic shut down California—takes you on a tour of this eco-friendly distillery to meet the couple who founded it and discover the secret behin...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Makers
On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we bring you the creations of Makers. First, we’ll step into the workshop of modern day luthiers, hand crafting works of art using sustainably sourced materials. Then, we’ll learn about natural fiber producers and clothing designers who work within a regional s...
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Preserving Traditions
On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we explore some of the traditions of native people and their relationship to the environment. First, we visit Sonoma County where Pomo basket weavers are preserving this ancient tradition and caring for the habitats that sustain the plants used to make the bask...
The Pomo basket-weaving tradition in Northern California has been passed down for generations. But development projects and the encroachment of invasive non-native plant species continue to threaten the survival of the native plants used to make the baskets. Clint McKay and his family are working to...
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Tracking SF’s coyotes from the Presidio to Bernal Hill
Max Brimelow and Miki Katoni track coyotes traveling in the Bernal Hill area and elsewhere in San Francisco. They also follow Jonathan Young, a wildlife ecologist with the Presidio Trust. Young is documenting the 15-year history of coyotes appearing within the city limits. Suburban areas have grown...

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