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Take Me Away

One of the many reasons why I would encourage all students to study abroad is that you learn a lot about yourself in the process. This past week, for example, I learned the following: 775 more words

Spring 2015

Building an Eco-Friendly, Green and Sustainable Home

Last week’s post introduced you to Ashleigh Sergeant, our #FWOTM that lives the yogi talk, naturally and sustainably. We learned she not only teaches people to “build a life you love” in spirit, but also in physical form with the example of the beautiful sustainable home she and her husband Justin recently built in Costa Rica (pictured above). 617 more words

All Maxim Hygiene

So what is agroforestry?


  • Agroforestry means growing and using useful, working trees and shrubs in rural landscapes, often combined with livestock and crops.
  • Agroforestry combines agriculture and forestry to create a profitable, productive and sustainable land-use system.
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Ground Nuts - Apios americana

Ground nuts, also called Hopniss( from Lenai Lenape), and the binomial name -Apios americana are a tasty tuber that grow along the edge of creeks and rivers throughout the United States. 182 more words


Immersive Learning: Installations at SoMI Perma-Mixer II!

The organizers are happy to announce the care of the earth component for SoMI Perma-Mixer II!

To aid in the activities of the Strawbale Studio, designer Mark Angelini of… 164 more words


“Guguk” Hutan tersisa yang masih dijaganya

Sayup sayup masih terdengar suara ungko di kejauhan mengiringi istirahat kami di pondok sederhana menghilangkan lelah setelah mengelilingi “guguk” sambil menunggu buah durian jatuh dari pohonnya. 503 more words


Conservation Districts can help Wyoming landowners establish windbreaks

Conservation districts are the largest consumers of National Agroforestry Center (NAC) materials and also a great help in getting agroforestry practices on the ground. For example, conservation district staff explain the value windbreaks can have in protecting livestock and wind-sensitive crops. 66 more words

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