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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…

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Life in the swamp with alligators…

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



Yes you hear these things:

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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!…

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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!…

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Onions!

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

PLANTING FOOD FORESTS TO FEED FAMILIES

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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Created by Michael Levin Jun 7, 2008 at 7:12pm. Last updated by Michael Levin May 4, 2018.

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

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

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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

Juicing

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

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Environmental concerns, solutions, and ideas

Started by Ellen Bush in Environmental. Last reply by paul bridgman Feb 16, 2009. 8 Replies

I would like to see a good dialog from all those of you who are interested in making our planet a safer, healthier, greener and more productive place. Please feel free to share your concerns, solutions, idea's and anything else you would like to…Continue

my first veggie garden

Started by Brooks in Gardening - Your First Organic Garden. Last reply by Michael Levin Oct 13, 2008. 8 Replies

I'm gonna be starting my first veggie garden as soon as we get moved in to our new house. Anybody out there have advice on how best to start? Should I go the organic garden route? What advantages have you found by going organic?

Tags: lambsquarter, organic, veggies

Looking For....

Started by mualpha in Gardening - Your First Organic Garden. Last reply by Michael Levin Jun 20, 2008. 4 Replies

I am looking for bunching onions. I had some years ago, but lost a garden when I moved. They are a type of green onion, that grows in a bunch -- to harvest, you pull the bunch out of the ground, take one off, stick it back in the hole, and it grows…Continue

Tags: bunching, onion

Kefir

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

Raw versus cooked

Started by Michael Levin in Health. Last reply by Michael Levin May 30, 2011. 2 Replies

Which foods are better for you raw and which are better for you cooked?

Tags: nutrition, food, Raw

Ciocc project

Started by Jerry Everett in Life. Last reply by Michael Levin May 25, 2011. 2 Replies

I am restoring ciocc bike, I am wondering if the year of the bike might be correct. It has 1969 stamped on the forks. I would like to get it back to original colors or if anyone has some info I would be grateful? Thanks

Tags: project, bike, Ciocc

WWOOFing in the Ozarks

Started by tittiger in Travel. Last reply by tittiger Jan 24, 2009. 2 Replies

Looks like I am going to join an eastablished CSA in the Ozarks with my purchase of 8 acres next to them. If you would like to WWOOF or think about moving and joining me take a look at:…Continue

Codex Alimentarius will effect EVERYTHING agricultural

Started by tittiger in Health. Last reply by Michael Levin Dec 13, 2008. 2 Replies

Most of you have not heard of the codex for one simple reason: those that are behind this UN initiative do not want you to hear about it.The codex will eventually make it mandatory for all vegetables (organic included) to be irradiated. It will also…Continue

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