Colorado has a new permaculture and open sourced initiative taking shape and it look promising. The team is adding open source technology from hardware and software to a sustainable agriculture setup. On top of all of that they are also developing an open source business model!
This is an exciting project with the ultimate . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Open Tech Forever Hardware Cooperative in Colorado
Dr. Vandana Shiva – physicist, ecologist, activist, author, and founder of Navdanya (a movement for biodiversity conservation) on the most important work of our times: * VandanaShiva.org
* It’s time for a tour of my garden, as promised. I should preface this by saying there’s a reason that I’m attracted to the randomness/wildness of the “hugel kultur” raised bed garden. (“Hugel” means hill in German – thanks Mom Polle – so saying hugel kultur – pronounced “hoogel kultoor“- raised bed is redundant; . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Growing Food, And Other Radical Acts
It’s a gorgeous sunny May day, and I’m busy building my “hugelkultur” raised garden bed at the edge of the conifer forest which covers some of our one and a quarter acres of Canadian Shield land. A hugelkultur bed is a raised garden bed filled with rotten wood. Anyway, one of the things that is . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: It’s Gardening Time