Our Blog | October 2009

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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Back from the Bioregional Congress at The Farm

by: Heather on 10/14/2009
Posted in: Events

I have just returned from the Tenth Continental Bioregional Congress at The Farm in Summertown, TN.

 

The Farm is an intentional living community which began in 1971 as an experiment in communal living when over 300 hippies, members of Stephen Gaskin's Monday Night classes in San Francisco, formed a caravan and traveled across the country to …

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Michael Moore on President Obama

by: EJ on 10/09/2009

Today you are either singing the praises of President Barack Obama, Nobel Peace Prize winner, or wondering how the president of the world's biggest military power presently conducting two wars could be chosen for the world's most prominent peace prize.

Personally, today I watched the Link TV special with Michael Moore Obama, The Media, and His New …

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