Dangerously organic!

Zoobird is about community. Community gardening, organic meals, living in a sustainable environment. It's dangerously organic!

Blog Posts

Be in the Arena!

Posted by Michael Levin on March 28, 2015 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could've done them…


Bees on the bike trail

Posted by Michael Levin on March 14, 2015 at 12:51pm 0 Comments

These bees took a time out and swarmed on a branch. They're probably looking for a new place to make a hive. I talked with the expert at Cross Creek Honey and she is going to investigate. Here's what the bees looked like a little while…


Bike of the Day {BotD} ::: Schwinn hybrid

Posted by Michael Levin on March 14, 2015 at 10:23am 0 Comments

Bike of the Day {BotD} ::: Schwinn hybrid. Mr. Ed is 6'4". This large MTB has evolved into a mega comfy commuter. Dave (Bikes n More) re-riveted the Brooks saddle. The brakes are massive cantis. It's a rider! Mr Ed's blog is …


Orchids are so easy and beautiful!

Posted by Michael Levin on March 5, 2015 at 1:59pm 0 Comments

This phalaenopsis is the most trouble free plant I've ever had. Our friends gave it to us as a dinner gift one evening. That was over 10 years ago. I do absolutely nothing to it. It lives in the shade and feeds on air and moisture. Every so often, it surprises us with some blossoms that…


Little Herb Garden

Posted by Michael Levin on March 5, 2015 at 1:52pm 0 Comments

Gifted sprouts are the best, aren't they? These herbs were gifted to me from friends just going crazy over hydroponics. I took exactly 10 minutes and planted these herbs in a huge pot on the patio. I hope they grow like wildfire. Thanks for the gifted…


Active streets!

Posted by Michael Levin on February 25, 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Active Streets Gainesville, an event that focused on active transportation happened last weekend. University Ave was shut down to autos for several blocks near Main Street. People rode bikes, skateboards, and walked…




  • Add Photos
  • View All


  • Add Videos
  • View All


Birthdays Today

Birthdays Tomorrow


Siren Bags

Made to last with quality 1000 denier cordura, waterproofed with 14 oz vinyl covered polyester and sewn with heavy duty UV protected thread.

Order a custom bag, made perfect just for you, and, have it last at least a decade. http://www.etsy.com/shop/sirenbags



Learning your way around Zoobird

Zoobird is a social network. It's got blogs, forums, groups, personal pages and more! You might think of it as a funky camper van with lots of compartments for your stuff and a great multimedia system, too! Best of all, Zoobird has room for all of your friends.

When you create a profile for yourself on Zoobird you get a personal page automatically. That's where you can be creative and do your own thing. People who want to get to know you will click on your name…

Created by Michael Levin Jun 7, 2008 at 7:12pm. Last updated by Michael Levin Jan 6, 2010.

New Zoobird Features

There is a new feature for you here at Zoobird. Now, you can see who is online and chat using the chat tool. You can set preferences with chat so that you are visible or invisible to others. And, you can make your chats public or private. 

There is also some very beautiful, thought provoking music from Los Bros featuring my friend Hadley Louden. You can visit the website, which…

Created by Michael Levin Nov 17, 2008 at 10:46am. Last updated by Michael Levin Feb 9, 2009.

Zoobird Bumper Stickers

We just got some Zoobird bumper stickers. They were made by Phat Al's crew, by hand at T Shirts, Signs and More on 811 W. University Ave, just next to Recycled Bicycles right here in Gainesville, FL. 

If you want one, send a legal size SASE to PO Box 1741, Winter Park, FL 32789. They're dangerously organic!…


Created by Michael Levin Jun 15, 2008 at 4:51pm. Last updated by Michael Levin Jun 19, 2008.

The organic farming revolution...

"People will tell you the organic farming revolution that's taking place is about food safety or ecolgical concerns, but I think if you dig down deep, you'll find that the revolution is really about what people are missing in their lives: good food and a connection to the land, both of which puts us in touch with basic spiritual values."

from The Sun Magazine: "Earthly Delights, Cultivating a new Agricultural Revolution: An Interview with Michael Abelman", by Arnie Cooper, June 2003

The Zoobird Wordpress Blog

Loading… Loading feed


Tao, non-doing from a 3rd century statement

Started by Michael Levin in Mind, Body and Spirit May 25, 2011. 0 Replies

Prince Wen Hui's cook was cutting up an ox.Out went a hand, down went a shoulder. He planted a foot.He pressed a knee. The ox fell apart with a whisper. The bright cleaver murmured like a gentle wind. Rhythm! Timing! Like a sacred dance. Like the…Continue

Tags: swampcast, philosophy, zen, zoobird, Chuang


Started by Michael Levin in Juice. Last reply by Chandra Jun 27, 2011. 7 Replies

My juicer creates more pulp than I think it should. Champion makes a juicer that is much more efficient. Combine it with something that looks like a hydraulic auto transmission lift and some cheesecloth and you have a very efficient, if time…Continue

Tags: juice

fair and balanced trade

Started by Carol McDonald in Life. Last reply by tittiger Nov 27, 2008. 11 Replies

travelling in brazil and buenos aires recently I was wondering why has North America been (generally) more successful than South America? Brazil and Argentina had economic booms... and busts. I think it is because historically N. America has had a…Continue

St. Augustine grass problems

Started by Charlene Dietz in Gardening - Seasons. Last reply by Michael Levin Jun 25, 2008. 1 Reply

We have a part of our lawn that has this on going problem. Every summer it develops brown places and the grass dies. The yard care people say it isn't chinch bugs nor is it brown patch. We need to do something to keep the yard from dying away.Any…Continue

Swatting Flies

Started by Michael Levin in Life Jun 19, 2008. 0 Replies

You know what really bugs me? Repetitive tasks, not learning from my own mistakes, forgetting things. I'm a glass half full kind of person. So, this isn't about what you don't like.…Continue

Tags: outside the box, brainstorming, solutions

Latest Activity

Michael Levin left a comment for Jessica Michel
"Hi Jessica and welcome to Zoobird! I was just about to post this little message on my Zoobird blog, but since you just joined, I'll post us as a welcome message and food for thought: This speech has such a profound impact on me it brings both…"
7 hours ago
Jessica Michel is now a member of Zoobird
7 hours ago
Michael Levin posted a blog post

Be in the Arena!

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could've done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly... who had the best knows in the end the triumph of high…See More
Michael Levin posted videos
Michael Levin added a discussion to the group Coffee Zoo

Aeropress Coffee Maker

A friend just pinged me about a new coffee machine called an Aeropress. Have any of you heard of it? The video on their website explains it. It's similar to an espresso machine. In fact, I'd say it's just like a manual espresso machine. But, it's plastic and small enough to hold in your hand. I think I'll try one out!…See More
Mar 17
Michael Levin left a comment for Mace Morris
Mar 16
Marc Williams liked Michael Levin's video
Mar 16
Marc Williams commented on Michael Levin's event Ethnobotany/Mycology Playshop Extravaganza
"Thanks for the post Michael! Really enjoyed having you there previously...We are looking forward to more learning and celebration at the nexus of the human/plant/mushroom community..."
Mar 16

Translate Zoobird

The Zoobird Bookshelf

Click here to visit the Zoobird Bookshelf


Your donation helps to support this website!



Promote Your Page Too


Reading List

WHFoods: Turnip greens

"The noticeably bitter taste of turnip greens has been linked by researchers to its calcium content. On an ounce-for-ounce basis, turnip greens contain about 4 times more calcium than a much less bitter-tasting cruciferous vegetables like cabbage."

Russian Rye, Anyone?

Have you always wanted to make your own bread? Well, here's a little article about making rye bread with a bread machine. This bread machine came from a thrift store and only cost $11.99! The ingredients to make Russian Rye were so simple you won't believe how easy it was. Enjoy!

CDC - Healthy Living

The Center for Disease Control has lots of good info on health and healthy living. Plus, all of the info has references.

The Herb Bus and the Weather | The Herb Bus

Yep, the Herb Bus is a VW Camper Van designed to help underserved communities.



Zoobird Visitors

Locations of visitors to this page

Show your colors!

© 2015   Created by Michael Levin.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service