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A theme I have encountered throughout my life is what I call ‘impossibility boxes.’ Impossibility boxes are constructs - almost always human-made - that serve to direct us into physical or ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Dell deChant Article courtesy of NewsPortRichey.org New Port Richey has the only Seed Savers Exchange sales site in the Tampa Bay Region. Here you will find organic, heirloom seeds that serve to ...
by jtietz
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 05:14 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Spring Bunnies. ©BlueJessamine. You can tell it is Springtime here in rural farming country. The local farming supply stores are stocked with bunnies, chicks, flowers and seeds. Welcome ...
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Feb 26, 2014 at 12:01 PM PST with 19 Recommends
And Open Thread, of course...don't restrict yourself to garden talk! GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, ...
by Lonely Liberal in PA
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 21 of the Harvesting Justice series Just Food in New York City is doing what its name suggests: working to make the food system more just. It does this, first, ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 12:17 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field Spring cleaning of the acequia that irrigates Sol Feliz farm. Acequias are a traditional irrigation system used through ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 11:08 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 17 of the Harvesting Justice series “At one point ‘agriculture’ was about the culture of food. Losing that culture, in favor of an American cultural ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 01:51 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
I bought some seeds. Here's my diary about my seeds.
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 03:13 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The vegetable gardener knows the joy of growing cultivated plants from seed. It is among the most satisfying garden activities. These plants, through generations of human handling, accommodate us ...
by epjmcginley
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 08:37 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
"Down with Monsanto" read a banner as thousands marched for food sovereignty in Haiti, March 22, 2013. Photo: Tequila Minsky © 2013 Bordering an interstate highway in Arkansas, a giant billboard ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 11:55 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Prologue : And now for another change of pace (away from the virtual tour missives, yet in a way complimentary due to the people and the subject matter). Let me explain. Many of the diaries I've ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 08:08 AM PST with 60 Recommends
Ah, Wednesday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 09:24 PM PST with 14 Recommends
With all of the craziness that's been happening, let's all take a moment to do something we enjoy - such as basking in our favorite music. Join me below one of Shirley Temple's orange kinks.
by RockyMtnLib
Comment Count 99 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 06:04 PM PST with 9 Recommends
I wrote at some length on Saturday about a party we were having. Each year my sister hosts a wreath-making party during this holiday season. Since she works in the health-care profession, many of ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 125 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 07:00 PM PST with 42 Recommends
By Beverly Bell May 29, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 03:20 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I’ve been mulling over Al Gore’s movie, and the way we faced food shortages in WWI and WWII, and the energy crisis of the 70’s, and life as a hippy, and Numenism and its Bounty Ministry, and ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jun 30, 2011 at 12:13 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . In this episode, research intern Matt Styslinger ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 18, 2011 at 01:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
It's early spring planting time up at Dody's in the Northwest corner of Connecticut and we've been putting in lettuces, radishes, peas, carrots and on and on, and piling some lovely aged manure from ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 94 comments on Mon Apr 25, 2011 at 11:00 PM PDT with 229 Recommends
The following blog, written by Nourishing the Planet Advisory Group member Cary Fowler, was adapted from the Global Crop Diversity Trust’s Crop ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 11:18 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
In Kenya, a devastating cycle of drought and flood reflects the worst that climate change has to offer, and threatens the health and survival of the nation’s poorest and most at-risk ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 02:03 AM PDT with 22 Recommends