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And not minding a bit. Loving it, actually! That price is partly monetary, partly "sweat equity." The money is for the propane, the slightly-higher power bills from running the stove to process ...
by SemperEducandis
Comment Count 92 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2014 at 09:13 PM PDT with 158 Recommends
Over President's day weekend, I tipped over the trashcan, and harvested enough French Fingerling potatoes for a good meal for two. Growing potatoes in a trashcan is fun and easy. In case you think,
by la motocycliste
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 07:00 AM PDT with 115 Recommends
"Stop right there. You ... with the concrete block.
by Detroit Mark
Comment Count 133 comments on Tue Mar 29, 2011 at 07:15 AM PDT with 94 Recommends
File this in the category of occupying-the-land-with-things-that-were-meant-to-be-on-it-in-the-first-place . As some of you may have heard , a couple of days ago a coalition of local residents, ...
by citisven
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
This is a story about something that is right in this world. It's a story of inspiration and real world solutions, a down to earth celebration of the most basic yet profound connection we have to ...
by citisven
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 09:49 AM PST with 61 Recommends
Heh. Let's see if we can make a little girl's day and give some closed minded township leadership a hard time. In a fairly conservative area just a few minutes drive South of where I live, in ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 09:01 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
There are people who really, honestly do not care if a small farm fails. In their belief system industrial ag fills the grocery stores where they get their food. It's a moot point with them.
by CcVenussPromise
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 13, 2009 at 02:38 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
This isn't my usual reading material, but after reading *citisven*'s diary, The Good Food Revolution Goes Vertical , I knew this was a book I had to read. I brought it on the bus to my class at ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Originally posted as a two part series on the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet blog.
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Nov 16, 2009 at 07:38 AM PST with 33 Recommends
A market economy focused on meeting people's needs is sustainable. A market economy based on capitalism's expectations of rampant consumerism and constant growth is not sustainable, globally. The ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 11:11 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Starting a grassroots urban farm with little means on a small plot of industrial wasteland with soil so toxic you can't put any seeds in the ground is no small feat. However, for a small African ...
by citisven
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Jan 31, 2011 at 05:34 PM PST with 26 Recommends
from http://www.nlcfpc.org/storage/post-images/food_security.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1343242679524 An unsustainable reliance on fossil fuels is emerging as what might be the proverbial straw ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 12:37 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Even the most established and experienced market and CSA farmers in the Austin and Central Texas areas are saying that this spring-summer season in our area has been the hardest that they have EVER ...
by CarolJ
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 12:51 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
A local, Musekgon community garden in a poor to low income neighborhood is currently coming in a close 3rd place to win $500 and some national attention from a write up in Mother Earth News...and ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 10:54 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
A good friend of mine who is a backyard beekeeper in Oakland invited me a couple of weeks ago to meet his fellow urban farmer Novella Carpenter for a reading of her new book,
by citisven
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Jul 02, 2009 at 10:13 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
(Cross posted from Permaculture News' forums. I usually don't cross post things, but this time I want to... well save time. I hope you all understand. I'll still check out the comments of course. I'...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 10:18 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
by Sara Luckow, TMC MediaWire Blogger Americans have picked up some interesting habits thanks to the Great Recession. Online dating is on the rise because it's cheaper to vet a date online than pay ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 09:02 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
by FluxRostrum
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 31, 2009 at 09:06 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Dear Mr. President, As a part of the Let's Move! campaign, the First Lady has done a commendable job of raising awareness for a number of issues, especially ...
by Augurgirl
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 27, 2010 at 02:05 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . As people move from rural to urban settings in search of ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 11:05 AM PDT with 10 Recommends