cityscapes,Homesteading,Urban Farming

Must watch: More Than Honey

12 Apr , 2016   Video


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]

Bee-Licious,Urban Farming

Waiting for Spring

23 Mar , 2016  

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]

new products,Upcycling

Upcycle a desk from gross to gorgeous

24 Feb , 2016  

A little while ago we found this great photo diary from a dad remaking a desk for his daughter. The comments are funny, the pictures are many. We enjoyed the comments the most.… [Read the rest]



21 Feb , 2016  

Here’s an update.  I moved next door to my brother in August in the hopes that as a single woman I would have family support when I got pregnant from sperm from a sperm bank. … [Read the rest]


How the oceans can clean themselves (with our help)

8 Dec , 2015   Video

For all the nay-sayers out there, here is one person who thought to do what many of us only just dream of doing.

plastic-pollution-cleaningA young inventor proposes one technological solution to plastic pollution in our oceans.… [Read the rest]


What’s at stake? Matt Damon explores the Extreme Realities of climate change

2 Dec , 2015  

You already know that climate change is a problem. But have you seen Extreme Realities?

Actor Matt Damon hosts and narrates this episode of Journey to Planet Earth, which explores the link between extreme weather, climate change, and threats to national security.… [Read the rest]


Bee-Licious,Urban Farming

Me and Not Me

28 Nov , 2015  

Once you prepare your bees for the winter, you can’t check on them again until spring.  If you open the hive, the cold air kills them.  When the temperature outside dips below 54 degrees, they form a hive cluster, like penguins, but spherical. … [Read the rest]

affordablility,cityscapes,Urban Farming

Building Tiny Homes for the Homeless

24 Nov , 2015   Video

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]