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The Wartime Kitchen & Garden

The Wartime Kitchen & Garden

War Sucks, and is not fun for anyone involved except for the bankers and corporations who get rich off them. For the rest of us, we are left figuring out how to survive which at times is not the easiest thing to do. During the World War’s communities around the world worked together to create […]

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Thinking Outside the Box – 0 to 70 Computers with Open Source Software Cost ($0)

This may not have much to do with agriculture, but it does have to do with education and providing a means for adults and children to learn with computers and open-source software. Having a computer and access to knowledge provides a way for anyone around the world to learn about agriculture and skills to provide […]

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GiraDora – Safe Agua

GiraDora – Safe Agua

GiraDora is a patent-pending human-powered washer and spin dryer to increase the efficiency and improve the experience of hand-washing clothes. The user sits on top of the drum-like appliance and pumps a pedal with her foot, which agitates, cleans, rinses, then spins-dries clothes. While providing a more comfortable, ergonomic, and efficient way to clean clothes, […]

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NEW GMO Apple That Never Browns is Eager to Take a Bite Out of U.S. Market

NEW GMO Apple That Never Browns is Eager to Take a Bite Out of U.S. Market

Would you eat a genetically modified  fish that never dies? Or a genetically modified chicken that can not be killed? Why then would you take a bite out an genetically modified apple that never browns? We have reported on GMO’s in the past, so we thought that we should keep the information coming for those […]

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A Great Speech

A Great Speech

It is without a doubt one of the most inspirational speeches in recorded history was given by none other than a comedian by the name of Charlie Chaplin.  The speech itself is from the film The Great Dictator (1940) where Chaplin plays a poor Jewish barber mistaken for Adolf Hitler. Something to think about this […]

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Dust Factory Vintage Making a Difference Through Textile Recycling

Dust Factory Vintage Making a Difference Through Textile Recycling

Dust Factory Vintage in San Diego, California has been making a difference when it comes to recycling textiles for redistribution into the retail market.  “The fashion industry continually repeats itself with a 15 year gap between what is Hip and what is not.” said on of Dust Factory Vintage founders John Charles, “Those in the […]

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GMO Film Project

GMO Film Project

Do you know what GMO stands for? If you do not you are like most American’s that have no idea what it stands for either. Neither did the documentary film maker of the GMO Project until his discovery of GMOs through the symbolic act of poor Haitian farmers burning seeds in defiance of Monsanto’s gift […]

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Amuzing Ourselves to Death by Stuart McMillen

Amusing Ourselves to Death is Stuart McMillen’s interpretation of media theorist Niel Postman’s book Amusing Ourselves to Death (1985), subtitled “Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business”. McMillen works in behaviour change with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. He has an interest in environmental sustainability and is the Brisbane organiser of the international […]

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Home Made Aquaponics

Home Made Aquaponics

So this is what people have sent in for their home made aquaponics units. These are smaller diy units that people have built in their back yards or apartments. rel=”shadowbox”

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Escondido Tilapia Farm

Escondido Tilapia Farm

Recently I made a trip out to Escondido, which is in East San Diego County  to visit the fellas over at the Escondido Tilapia Farm. Out there they have a sustainable set up to raise Tilapia for local fish farmers and urban aquaponic fanatics like myself.   Compost Pile Water Heating System The tiplapia are […]

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