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Background and Mission
The Sanctuary Arcata is project of Creative Sanctuary, a 501(c)3 non-profit in Arcata, CA. It is community space of art, music, food, and making. They hold workshops, events, performances, and more. The Arcata Sanctuary is located at 1301 J Street Arcata, CA 95521 • 707-822-0898
The mission of Creative Sanctuary is to "inspire creative growth through the arts. We encourage people to teach, inspire and know each other".
The Fall 2016 semester of ENGR215 Introduction to Design partnered with http://www.sanctuaryarcata.org/ The Sanctuary Arcata to design and build sustainable infrastructure at their community space in Arcata, CA.
Abundant free food kioskA new way for The Sanctuary to distribute donated food to the public in a free, convenient manner. Greywater systemA greywater system from the kitchen water to reduce the freshwater demand of the gardens. Improved compostAn improved, easy, pest resistant, three stage compost system. solar food dehydratorA solar dehydrator to preserve the abundant food at The Sanctuary without relying on fossil fuels. Sink to toilet greywater systemReduce freshwater use in toilet, by reusing the sink water for the toilet bowl. RainwaterA rainwater catchment system with almost 1000 gallons of storage for use in the gardens.