Monthly Archive: October, 2013

The Logic of Stupid Poor People

Originally posted on tressiemc:
We hates us some poor people. First, they insist on being poor when it is so easy to not be poor. They do things like buy expensive designer belts…

Free Food:Abandoned CSA Shares

  I’ve talked a little bit here  on other social media about CSAs being a great source for local and inexpensive produce. Unfortunately, the input from many readers is that they either do… Continue reading

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  via Zen Pencils

New film ‘Growing Cities’ takes road trip look at urban farmers cultivating a healthy, sustainable food culture

Originally posted on Leo Adam Biga's My Inside Stories:
Dirt, as in soil that you dig in with your hands, is becoming cool among a certain set of young people who are…

Will EBT Benefits Be Cut Off November 1st, 2013?

Originally posted on Midwest Punk Rock Homesteaders:
Yesterday, I saw a rather startling image being shared far and wide on Facebook.   It’s origins were The Crossroads Urban Center, in Utah. (I wholly…

Fall Food in Season

I didn’t make my own list here as I have in the past…and there are certainly more food in season right now…but these are great foods you should take advantage of the lower… Continue reading

Growing Power: An urban farm that grew a million pounds of food on 3 acres

I’m pretty impressed with Will Allen and his organization Growing Power. He had a few acres of land in Milwaukee and turned it into a farm in 1993. Growing Power now consists of six… Continue reading

Stephen Colbert on the government “slimdown”

Yeah. Some states are still funding their WIC programs and everyone will be seen during the government shut down as usual and checks will be issued normally. Other WIC programs are closed but… Continue reading