Vermicomposting- Compost for the Organic Soul

The Foundation of an Organic Garden Compost, its the left over bits and poop of bacteria, fungus and worms.  Its filled with all sorts of goodness for plants.  Thats pretty much my definition of what compost is, for a clinical definition I turn to the University of Illinois which states “Composting [is] a biological processContinue reading “Vermicomposting- Compost for the Organic Soul”

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Urban Farming- A Revolution or a Fad?

I am a loss as to what to call this.  The folks in the video call what they are doing an “urban homestead” and in other instances I have seen “urban farming” and just plane ol’gardens.  But calling it something is important especially if there are certain key characteristics that set it apart from theContinue reading “Urban Farming- A Revolution or a Fad?”

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San Francisco Trip- Muir Woods and Nike+ Sports Watch Review

As someone trying to get healthy and back into shape and a techy, I found a new play thing that is trifecta: the Nike+Sport Watch GPS.  Retailing around $200, I think I have squeezed every single penny worth and sweated ten times that much.  The watch has a built in GPS and makes me appreciateContinue reading “San Francisco Trip- Muir Woods and Nike+ Sports Watch Review”

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Interesting Intersections- Muir Woods, United Nations and San Francisco

So part of my trip took place close to the 72nd anniversary of the United Nations charter being approved. Interstingly enough that auspicious interntational meeting took place in San Francisco and the city has an entire plaza dedicated to it. The plaza is part of the Civic Center in downtown, at its center is a wonderfulContinue reading “Interesting Intersections- Muir Woods, United Nations and San Francisco”

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