Archives

Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2012’

Ref

Feel Like Blowing a Whistle? Put on a Ref Shirt and Organize a Climate Change Penalty Action

0

On Friday, I got an email update from Bill McKibben and 350.org who organized an event on the day of the Annual State of the Union Address.  At the protest, over 500 people dressed like referees and stood outside the U.S. Capital blowing whistles, and throwing penalty flags in order to draw attention to members of Congress taking money from […]

Read More →  
Image

Let’s Grow Community Gardening – In the Heights and Cuyahoga County

0

Last week I attended the Let’s Grow Community Gardening event at the Cleveland Heights Public Library.  The event was organized by Sustainable Heights, a local citizen group that promotes sustainability in Cleveland Heights and University Heights, OH. The meeting consisted of a overview of community garden, an introduction to the 5 plus community gardens that are in the area, updates […]

Read More →  
Randwich

Want a Random Sandwich? Order a Randwich

0

In the mood for a random sandwich?  If you live in New York City, you can order a Randwich, and get a “surprise” sandwich. Randwiches is a new venture by Jenn de la Vega and Jeff Stockton of Escoffiette, wanted to put a spin on ordering sandwiches are delivered.  When you order, you can choose some choices in terms of […]

Read More →  
Values1

Examining Values Can Affect Climate Change

0

I recently read an article about conference organized by the Scottish Government in June of 2010 which focused on the ways that psychology could work to address issues of climate change. The conference focused on examining human values and behaviors. There was an interesting chart that was included in the article, called Scwartz’s Value Circumplex which charts values such as […]

Read More →  
Hive Coop1

HIVE and COOP: Designer Homes for Bees and Chickens

0

Last Friday I attended the Cleveland 2012 Year of Local Food event downtown at City Hall.  While there, I met Timothy Riffle, who is a woodcarver and historic specialist who has designed some interesting beehives and chicken coops designed for urban settings.  He had several beehives on display, and I spent some time talking to him about his unique designs […]

Read More →  
Page 1 of 612345»...Last »