At some point, I stopped talking about climate change as a major focus. It became an occasionally-stated problem which provided motivation for tackling many many things, but my focus turned to more immediately tangible items like peak oil, resource depletion, water, and food. Like President Obama, whether because of controversy or because other things were more pressing, it slipped from the center of my sustainability vocabulary. In the …Continue
Added by Alexander Dale on March 27, 2012 at 11:42pm — No Comments
Monthly To Do's
[Rough notes from Pittsburgh Garden Experiment discussion on to-do's for year. Helpful to a beginner like me--in-depth tips on particular plants and gardening strategies, too. More experienced gardeners may have found it less helpful.]
Monthly To Do's
you get what you pay…
Added by Justin Thakar on March 14, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments
Solar Salon (and Sing-a-long!)
[From Maren Cooke's “Solar Salon” at her place: now a monthly event. People coming around to see her solar setup (and getting it for themselves, potentially) + rooftop garden (very extensive, very awesome) and hAbout buying Solar in Pittsburgh—many good, very practical information sets on getting solar individually and in entire communities—creative financing, block buying. All below:]
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[Started typing after the subject of community organizing and when it does and doesn't work—Lois hasn't had success in Swissvale so far.]
Lois: I've been trying to figure out how to get people interested in Transition, Transition Initiatives, urban gardens, etc, in Swissvale—difficult.
Justin: Eric Slagle you should talk to—and others, esp. about vacant lots & urban gardens—Guerilla Gardening opportunities?
[Now we talk…Continue
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