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Monthly Archives: March 2009
Real and formative change begins by someone playing with old ideas and making something new. In this NYTimes Art feature, the author tinkers with shapes of New Orleans, Buffalo and Los Angeles to come. Read the play of an architectual … Continue reading
Evento de Inauguración: El Mapa de Agricultura Urbana y Sistemas de Alimentación Sustentables y Justas en el DF, 2 de abril, México DF
Evento de Inauguración: El Mapa de Agricultura Urbana y Sistemas de Alimentación Sustentables y Justas en el DF, México Sembradores Urbanos te invita a una noche para conocer a más gente involucrada en agricultura urbana en la ciudad, establecer contactos … Continue reading
From an editorial about Obama and immigration in yesterday’s NYTimes: In a little-noticed act of political faintheartedness, the Obama administration has pulled back from nominating Thomas Saenz, a highly regarded civil-rights lawyer and counsel to the mayor of Los Angeles, … Continue reading
In today’s World Business section, the NYTimes ran soft criticism over the failures of the North American Free Trade Agreement: In some cases, Nafta produced results that were exactly the opposite of what was promised. Local farmers were priced out of the … Continue reading
An editorial from today’s New York Times urges the first lady to take her efforts for community vegetable gardens one step further. Michelle Obama’s recent pitch for fresh vegetables and her avowed interest in community gardens have given new life … Continue reading
Sunday’s Business section of the New York Times ran a soft exposition on the changing approach to writing food policy: (Food policy activists…) argue that farm policy — and federal dollars — should instead encourage farmers to grow more diverse … Continue reading
Taller: Cultivando la Imaginación y las Verduras: Jardinería con niñ@s, Domingo 29 de Marzo, México DF
Domingo 29 de Marzo de 10:00 a 14:00hrs “Cultivando la Imaginación y las Verduras: Jardinería para adultos y niñ@s”: Un taller para adultos y niñ@s interesados en empezar o enriquecer su propio huerto. Ven a jugar, aprender y experimentar cultivando … Continue reading
On yesterdays Bitten Blog, Keri Conan briefly explains the long term benefits of documenting the process of growing a home garden: (…) History is the only way to hedge your bets against whatever Mother Nature throws at the garden. Before … Continue reading
Don’t know Van Jones? Let the video above get you introduced.
(Tuesday, March 10th) See the full story on AlterNet, linked here.
(Sahara, Mali) Check out more songs by Tinariwen on Myspace.
Two articles, both published last week in the NYTimes, highlight programs designed to see “trash” as material that supplies educational and artistic opportunities. Boston, Massachusets: “Offering the Best Price for Learning Supplies: Free.” Extras for Creative Learning is a nonprofit … Continue reading
The Boston Globe writes that Paul Levy, CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is “trying something revolutionary, radical, maybe even impossible.” How far will workers agree to go without to save jobs?
Last Tuesday: a video report from the New York Times about a small organic farm sustaining itself through the economic crisis.
The most-popular article on today’s CNN’s website claimed that this exchange on Thursdays Daily Show … marked an important moment in journalism, especially (for) financial reporting …