Wee ones paired with wise ones . . . What a lovely idea!!
I’ve always found it sad that our culture tends to separate our little ones and our elders. Watching the relationship my son is developing with his grandfather has only served to drive that home.
Anyway, a nice read about a great program close to home.
Finally, here’s some common sense in a sea of absurdity.
The best way we can fight back for sanity in our food systems is to tell the powers-that-be to pound sand.
Those who would regulate and legislate our lives and freedom away in the name of consumer safety haven’t protected us from listeria-laced sandwich meat, contaminated eggs, tainted spinach or deadly burgers. Perhaps if they spent less time harassing local growers they’d have more time and money to police the big boys who really have the power to do some serious damage . . .
Anyway. . .
What a breath of fresh air.
Take a deep breath. Release. Repeat.
Here’s an interesting article about a movement to save a valuable tract of farmland in the Bay area.
I’d like to think that universities would be at the forefront of the urban farming / food security movement . . . They should be a place for critical thought, questioning authority, exploring and challenging the edges of society.
Instead it seems universities, like all our other major public institutions, are falling victims to corporate coups.
Have a read and see what you think.
Snow on the mountains and frosty mornings can only mean one thing; winter is on its way!
Here are a few tips to help you get your backyard chickens ready for winter.