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Taos, Westies and The Abominable Snowmansion

Posted by Michael Levin on May 1, 2022 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Taos is one of my favorite places. Lots of interesting people live in Taos. John Nichols, for one. He wrote the Empaneda  Brotherhood, one of my favorite books. It’s a fun read. The drive from here to Raton Pass is spectacular. Raton Pass is a very steep road leading from New Mexico into Colorado. It’s especially spectacular if you’re in a…


Life in the swamp with alligators…

Posted by Michael Levin on April 16, 2022 at 7:32pm 0 Comments

Yes you hear these things:


It’s beautiful here tonight under a full moon. I just ordered some Mexican food. Uber eats delivers! This is the best… (photo by Bobby Wummer) Wassup, Wasabi? I think it’s pretty cool that I can get Mexican food delivered at 1o’clock in the… Continue

Farming in Guatemala

Posted by Michael Levin on January 27, 2022 at 10:22am 0 Comments

Looks great! This is a permaculture and organic lifestyle focused group in Guatemala.

Click this link to go to their Instagram site. Enjoy!…


Good Times Kayaking - Smiles Included!

Posted by Michael Levin on January 20, 2022 at 7:00am 0 Comments

There are so many good times to be had on a kayak. Florida is full of beautiful places to visit with your self propelled water buddy.

This time of year you’ll experience cool evenings and warm afternoons. 

Here’s a great article about places to kayak in Florida. Enjoy!…



Posted by Michael Levin on April 23, 2021 at 8:16am 0 Comments

Farm fresh onions gifted to us from Banks Helfrich, Lake County Land and Water Commissioner. I’ll plant a garden at BFE soon... #gardening #bfe #onions

Give back to mother nature and Humanity,Support our Food Forests Uganda Project

Posted by Nkusi Gerald on April 20, 2021 at 5:05am 0 Comments


School children and their communities will learn regenerative food production systems, which protect and strengthen biodiversity, restore depleted soils and feed families. This partnership is requesting funds for two planting seasons this year. Approximately 15-20,000 trees will be planted as food forests by school children and their communities. 

As rural Ugandan families become…




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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 or picture…

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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

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How we see things…

We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are. The Talmud


Michael has an affinity for lambsquarters. He agreed that lambsquarters and dahl may be a solution to world hunger. Plus, they taste good.

Frank and Irena

Frank and Irena have it all under control on this splendid day at the McRorie Community Garden.


What are the best women shoes for mountain biking?

Started by sejalsmith in Travel. Last reply by Michael Levin Aug 16, 2022. 1 Reply

Hello friends, I am Sejal smith. Actually, I want to start cycling so I want to buy shoes so could you tell me what are the best women's shoes for mountain biking? Please share your thoughts in below comments section.Continue

Can I wear a motorcycle helmet on a bicycle? I have a motorcycle helmet can I use it? It is legal or not?

Started by sejalsmith in Travel. Last reply by Michael Levin Aug 9, 2022. 1 Reply

Hello friends I am Sejal Smith. I am new to mountain biking. I have a motorcycle helmet so can I wear that helmet when I ride a bicycle? It is legal or not? Please share your thoughts in below comments section. It is helpful for me.Continue

Biking Plan Between tour. How much is good?

Started by sejalsmith in Travel. Last reply by Michael Levin Aug 8, 2022. 1 Reply

A few months ago me and my family went to Skyline Trail, Ogden, Utah. where we planned for doing biking. me and my all friend when doing biking so we had so much fun. if you did this type of activity so you can share it in below comment section.Continue

Why is mountain biking so hard? Because when I started mountain biking so, I felt leg ache.

Started by sejalsmith in Travel. Last reply by Michael Levin Aug 8, 2022. 1 Reply

You know when I started mountain biking and when I used to go biking at that time I feel like I am dying at times. It was very painful for me in starting. So can you tell me why this happens, when we start mountain biking? Please share your thoughts…Continue

Tags: Traking, Travel, biking, Mountain

Soap Making

Started by Michael Levin in Organic Soap. Last reply by Michael Levin May 27, 2018. 1 Reply

I've been reading about soap making, but the lye used in many recipes looks like it's not to be trifled with. Is it necessary to use lye? What are some successful recipes? I dropped by Wayward Council in Gainesville and found some hand made soap…Continue

Tags: lye, recipes, soap, organic


Started by Michael Levin in Juice. Last reply by Michael Levin Oct 3, 2017. 10 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

FriedFoods - Good, and Good for You

Started by Michael Levin in Health Oct 23, 2013. 0 Replies

Mark Bittman wrote this article about fried foods: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/dining/deep-fried-and-good-for-you.html?smid=pl-shareHe sheds…Continue

URGENT message to save whales and dolphis

Started by Ina Calvano in Environmental. Last reply by Michael Levin Jul 9, 2012. 1 Reply

I hope all of you will consider doing this....it’s quick and easy, just click on the site below.  Sherry…Continue

A Cardinal Singing His Morning Song

Started by Michael Levin in Life Mar 25, 2012. 0 Replies

It's Springtime here in Florida. The birds let you know every day. It's a paradise for a birdwatcher. The mornings are especially beautiful…Continue

Tags: birdsong, florida, ornithology, cardinals, birds


Started by Saroj Earl in Health. Last reply by Saroj Earl Mar 15, 2012. 2 Replies

The last time I used kefir grains was a few years ago when I knew someone who had a cow who I was getting raw milk from but the cow passed away and now I also find the grains in the back of my refrigerator with no life left. I would love to start…Continue

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