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Monthly Archives: February 2010
The Crop Mob gathers mulch and finishes the greenhouse — just two of the day’s tasks at Okfuskee Farm in Silk Hope, N.C.
Larry Brilliant, Executive Director, Google.org interviews Hugh Grant, Chairman, President and CEO, Monsanto, Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism and Sonal Shah, Director, Global Development Initiatives, Google.org
See brochure here. Very large download 6MB Composting conserves landfill space, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and creates nutrient rich soil. The City of Vancouver engages residents to work toward these goals, offering educational programs, subsidized home composters, and a yard … Continue reading
Among the recent books whose recipes I tried, Jim Lahey’s justly celebrated “My Bread,” written with Rick Flaste, puts together a brilliant technique trifecta: a wet dough that can be stirred together without kneading; a long, slow fermentation with just … Continue reading
Cuba plans city farms to ease economy woes: Project launched to ring urban areas with thousands of small farms in bid to reverse agricultural decline.
Written by DAMON DARLIN, found in the Business section of the NYTimes, and published here. (…) How practical is local food sourcing in a nation that enjoys a diversity of food? From a practical standpoint, there isn’t much that can … Continue reading
DOWNLOAD PDF here. Ciclo de Eventos del Medio Ambiente; Casa de los Amigos, México DF Ignacio Mariscal 132, Col. Tabacalera, Metro Revolución. Ph: (55) 57050521 martes 16 febrero a las 20.00 Por Amor al agua (FLOW: For love of water) … Continue reading
Two hundred and fifty posts later: This blog released its first post on February 8th, 2009, one year ago today. Solicitation 2009 February 8 tags: blog, Media compost, solicitation by Robin Reichhardt Name: Media compost Purpose: promotion and exchange of … Continue reading
Why must everything be called to such taut extremes, to be good or bad, right or wrong, smart or stupid, reasonable or without sense? Humanity– I sometimes feel you (we… I…) respond so quickly to so much of the word … Continue reading
Will Allen Heading to White House to Help First Lady Launch Obesity Initiative: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
From today’s JS Online: Milwaukee urban farmer Will Allen is on his way to the White House to share a podium with First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday. (…) Allen said Monday that he also plans to invite the First … Continue reading
MEXICO: Hundación de aguas negras invaden a Michoacán, Oaxaca, Valle de Chalco, Neza y Ecatepec. (Fuente: La Jornada, 6 de feb)
From the last section of Birches, by Robert Frost: May no fate willfully misunderstand me And half grant what I wish and snatch me away Not to return. Earth’s the right place for love: I don’t know where it’s likely … Continue reading