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Milwaukee Urban Agriculture Center

A recent Treehugger article alerted me to the fact that the folks at Growing Power are involved in what sounds to be a very exciting new proposed project in Milwaukee, called The Urban Agriculture Center.

The planned center will apparently … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 26th, 2008 with no comments.
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The Science Barge


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I came across an interesting article yesterday, describing a very cool (mini) sustainable floating farm called ‘The Science Barge’.

According to the Science Barge Website (which is part of the New York Sun … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 24th, 2008 with no comments.
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New Alchemy Institute

I first heard about the New Alchemy Institute while learning more about one my all-time my ‘eco-heros’, Dr. John Todd (Ocean Arks International). Dr Todd and his wife Nancy (along with William McLarney) founded the institute in 1969 … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on April 14th, 2008 with no comments.
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EcoYardFarming.com – Home Grown Foods the Natural Way

A short time ago I received an e-mail from a gentleman named Bailey, letting me know about his new backyard farming site. I hate to say it, but given the fact that he was requesting a link exchange without having … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on January 18th, 2008 with no comments.
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Indoor Gardening With Garden Girl

I received Patt Moreno‘s latest newsletter this morning, and was really pleased to hear about the progress she has been making with her video/tv work. She has been shooting shows for her Farmers Almanac TV series, and has been … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on January 7th, 2008 with no comments.
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Growing Power – Urban Sustainable Farming

     

Needless to say, whenever I read about someone using both vermicomposting and aquaponics as part of a larger integrated system, I get pretty excited!! Growing Power is an organization doing exactly that.

This non-profit organization, based in Milwaukee (with … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 12th, 2007 with 1 comment.
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Garden Girl is Back!

I’ve written a fair amount about Patti “The Garden Girl” Moreno on the EcoSherpa blog, but she definitely deserves some mention here as well. Patti has been a real inspiration ever since she burst onto the green scene with her … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on September 25th, 2007 with no comments.
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