Farmegeddon

Have you ever watched a movie and had an overwhelming desire to throw something at the screen? I recently had that experience. It wasn’t the first time but I think it was the strongest. The urge to throw a heavy object wasn’t due to the movie being bad, it was because the subject matter made…

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Thursday in the City- Truck Farm

Photo via Planet Green Our cities need more green spaces.   It helps keep our waters clean, the air we breathe clean, reduces heat island index, provides a habitat for animals and insects, and the list goes on.  Urban farming has been gainig popularity and it couldn’t be at a better time.   Food is…

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Thursday in the City- The Botany of Desire

Hayes Valley Farm Film Night Next Feature:  Botany of Desire,  July 20, 2010 In collaboration with Kikim Media and KQED Source: Hayes Valley Farm Feature: Based on Michael Pollan’s acclaimed book, Botany of Desire, directed by Michael Schwarz, is a sensuous and eye-opening exploration into the human relationship with plants, trees and flowers, through the lens of…

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Movies

Whole Foods has an interesting website called Let’s Retake Our Plate. I haven’t explored it entirely so I can’t speak for all of it. However, they do have a listing of movies showing around the country that I have not heard of before. Check out the link above for the full listing. Below are just…

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Thursday in the City- Earth Day

Apple Earth, originally uploaded by JD Hancock. I really look at Earth Day as similar to New Year’s. Everyone gets all excited and dressed up, makes all these goals only to be having money automatically pulled from your bank account every month for an unused gym membership. This is obviously a generalization and I am…

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Thursday in the City- Green Festival

So, I had two free passes to the Green Festival last weekend. I have been to so many of these over the years, but I figured lets go check it out and see if there is anything new. There were a variety of vendors, food, speakers, organizations and schwag. It is about the closest thing…

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Thursday in the City- Yoga for Gardeners

IMG_2395, originally uploaded by livrachelle. At my first gardening class, the instructor said the number one thing to learn about taking care of your garden is taking care of yourself. If you aren’t in good health, neither will your garden. So wear your sunscreen and strrrrr…ea…..tch. Because gardens are a means of connecting us to…

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