cityscapes,Homesteading,tools

Help Save California’s Water Now

12 Sep , 2017  

California, it’s time to adopt a new habit. One of our most important resources is in trouble, and we need to do everything we can to protect it today and into the future.… [Read the rest]

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Business Models,events,ideas & concepts

You may have heard this at the Food, Farming & Future conference at MIT…

2 Sep , 2017  

If you've regularly read On the New Economy, or our various posts about biomimicry, affordability, inclusion, zero waste, and hacking you'll understand the content in this video.

If you actually were at the MIT Conference on Food, Farming and the Future, you'll hear why these words sound familiar (although there's a lot of the substance missing).… [Read the rest]

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Business Models

Want to build a circular economy? A focus on cars won’t help.

13 Jun , 2017  

Once there was a Zen master who met his archery teacher on a cliff overlooking the ocean. At the edge of cliff was a target. The archery teacher demonstrated a perfect shot, firing an arrow directly into the target’s center.… [Read the rest]

Business Models,cityscapes,ideas & concepts,Urban Farming,Zero Waste

Citizens vs Patriot Acres: A Compost Controversy in Chicagoland

25 May , 2017  

Patriot Acres' Site Plan in Des Plaines, IL near Chicago

When it comes to issues concerning our global economic and ecological future, it is all too easy to frame the discussion as a binary debate. … [Read the rest]

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Homesteading,Urban Farming

Why Eating Sustainable Foods Is Essential For Living A Sustainable Life

21 Jan , 2017  

To me, one aspect of living sustainably means learning to make simple, nutritional foods that would otherwise be highly processed and store-bought. In my head, sustainability and frugality go hand-in-hand and I work diligently to convert my food purchases to homemade options on a regular basis to help on both fronts.… [Read the rest]

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Attempts at identity theft and online harrassment

28 Nov , 2016  

[Updated 2/28/2017]

Someone took my picture. I don't know who she was, and I don't know why she did it. I am not a public person, she didn't ask for my permission and there's no reason I can think of that she should have taken it.… [Read the rest]

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Some impressions of our planet

27 Nov , 2016   Video

We've only got one. Give thanks. Spread the planet love.… [Read the rest]

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