Things Are Good: Open Tech Forever Hardware Cooperative in Colorado

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 goal ...

350 or bust: The Climate Crisis: It’s Time To Take Back The Land

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  

350 or bust: Growing Food, And Other Radical Acts

* 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; ...

350 or bust: It’s Gardening Time

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 ...