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St. Louis Rams center Jason Brown has left the NFL to pursue farming: “My agent told me, ‘You’re making the biggest mistake of your life,’” ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 203 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 08:41 AM PST with 420 Recommends
Back on July 2nd, I posted a poem called My Favorite Farmer . I knew when I wrote it I would probably write about my favorite farmer again. A man lived a long life, working the land he loved and ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 08:38 PM PST with 18 Recommends
For Lennie and June. Leonard rests as the shadows rise. His dusty shoes lie in the mud room. His eyes glisten blue but their edge is dulled. He sees well enough to make out the end of the row. He ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 06:59 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Snails, fish, insects, weather, meteorites, ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 10:06 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
The Illinois Department of Public Health recently invited a local farmer of raw milk to a meeting to discuss proposed restrictions on the fledgling industry. Apparently, concerns have been raised by ...
by johnnymonicker
Comment Count 267 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 01:03 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us Tea Party Congressman Denny Rehberg (R) was one of a very few Republicans to vote against the Paul Ryan Budget which ends Medicare as we know it. Sure, his decision to ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
* Let me just say it up front. My muse left me high and dry. I ran out of “S” words for a snappy title. Got any suggestions? Let me know in the comments along with any thoughts you have on ...
by Brian Kahn
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
(I wrote the following back in 1979 after a dream about attempting a love session using the big toe.) It was a stupid thing to do. I never want to look at Roger's big toe again. The night ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 23, 2012 at 07:32 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Dane Country Farmers' Market will be starting up soon (April 16 and every Saturday thereafter throughout the summer). It bills itself as the ...
by Steven Mading
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 11:33 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute'...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Mar 18, 2011 at 06:07 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger About 100,000 people gathered in Madison, Wisconsin to protest Gov. Scott Walker's new anti-collective bargaining law. The state Senate ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 08:50 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I'm hungover (physically, not literally) after a long day at the capitol in Madison. Another day, another awesome display of determined, proud, persistent, playful, peaceful Badgerness. I wish ...
by strobusguy
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun Mar 13, 2011 at 08:00 AM PDT with 496 Recommends
I love Bill McKibben. And I love his team of whip smart writers and thinkers at 350.org. Right now, Bill is in Cancun at COP16 to observe and report. Recently, he had this to say - “......
by todbrilliant
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Dec 05, 2010 at 08:35 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Check out Nourishing the Planet's visit to ECOVA MALI, a training center for farmers outside ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 09, 2010 at 08:07 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
give her a new job in another agency; she's clearly qualified and wise enough to fill important roles across the bureaucracy.
by Liberaltarianish
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jul 21, 2010 at 07:46 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is the second in a two-part series about my visit to ...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 10, 2010 at 07:10 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This is the final in ...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 07:44 AM PST with 16 Recommends
This is the second in a three-part series of blogs about Danielle's visit with DISC project schools in Mukono District, Uganda. Crossposted from Worldwatch Institute'...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 14, 2009 at 06:39 AM PST with 4 Recommends
WILLIAMS, OREGON – Today the wildlife advocacy group, Big Wildlife , blasted the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (...
by bigwildlife
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 07, 2009 at 04:45 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The following is a letter to Americans from an Afghan farmer who appeared briefly in the new Frontline documentary "Obama's War", which he ...
by Levity
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 01:19 PM PDT with 8 Recommends