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Notes and Quotes from Bioneers

by: EJ on 10/17/2009
Posted in: Events

"Your imperfections, your weakness, your faults -- [in your art] they become your strengths."
-- Lily Yeh

Internationally celebrated artist Lily Yeh shared with us her journey to Rwanda to participate in the Rwanda Healing Project, where she helped survivors construct a memorial to the victims of genocide in their region. She shared her great fear …

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No Impact Experiment

by: EJ on 10/17/2009
Posted in: Events

The No Impact Experiment starts tomorrow! It's not too late to sign up for this week of living lightly! Find out more at No Impact Project.

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Bioneers 2009

by: EJ on 10/17/2009
Posted in: Events

The Bioneers gathering is housed at Marin Center, the exhibition grounds in Marin County - infamous for Marin County Hot Tubbers and proud of it, according to Charles McGlashan and Jim Farley, presenters of the Marin County award. "In only in five years' time, our hot tubs will be powered by 100% renewable power sources."

On the first day of …

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World Food Day and Independence Days

by: Heather on 10/16/2009
Posted in: Food

Today is World Food Day, as declared by the United Nations. This year's focus is Achieving Food Security in Times of Crisis.

From the UN website:

At a time when the global economic crisis dominates the news, the world needs to be reminded that not everyone works in offices and factories. The crisis is stalking the small-scale farms and rural …

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Blog Action Day 2009 - Climate Change

by: Heather on 10/15/2009
Posted in: Activism

Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world's blogging community in an effort to raise awareness and generate discussion about a particular topic of far-reaching global consequence - this year's issue is climate change. To participate, bloggers simply need to register and write about any aspect of the topic on October 15.

 

For our …

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