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]
Get ready for Growing Power's conference:
Growing Power's National- International Urban and Small Farms Conference
November 16 -18 , 2016
Growing Power Warehouse
Designed to build a community of leaders and provide intensive training and dialogue for participants to facilitate anti-racist food justice in their own programs and communities.… [Read the rest]
Okay, it's pretty tough to watch. You should know that before you sit back on your couch with some popcorn to watch More Than Honey.
But, this is a must-watch for anyone working on food systems.… [Read the rest]
I started the IVF process with the hope of a bounty of eggs, and ultimately a bounty of embryos. I knew that all the drugs I was taking would help me cultivate follicles the size of grapes full of juicy, gelatinous, goo that housed little, almost microscopic eggs, and the number of follicles I was producing was plentiful. … [Read the rest]
This story speaks for itself.
The issue of homelessness has been more and more obvious here in the Bay Area. Not just here, of course, but prevalent enough to cause the City of San Francisco to establish a new organization to address the issue.… [Read the rest]
According to Backyard Beekeeping, a book by Kim Flottum, “A queen bee can fertilize eggs with sperm she received during mating that is stored in her spermatheca for her entire life, as she does not mate again.” I like to think of the queen as going on this 3-day bender where she drinks some Kentucky bourbon, mates with up to 20 drones, and then stores the sperm in the pockets of her long, studded, chiffon trench coat to use when she wants to.… [Read the rest]