Building Permanent Culture in Knoxville
Tonight, The Pilot Light premiered the movie Once Upon a Time in Knoxville; a movie about Rollo’s Ridge in South Knoxville produced by Fugue State Films. Rollo is a local icon. Fifteen years ago, many thought he was insane. Now, he is a visionary.
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Banned in Germany, France, Italy, and Slovenia for its toxic effects, Clothianidin is the word on beekeepers' and gardeners' lips in recent days. In what is being coined as the Wiki Bee Leaks, this news has gone viral since the posting of Holy Smoking Bee Gun, Batman (December 10, 2010) by Tom Philpott on Grist.
Read the entire article at The Agrarian Urbanites.
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Something I wrote a while back: Why I Believe in Transition. I might state things a little differently today but the basic sentiment is the same.
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I'm reading a great book called 'The Biochar Solution' by fellow Tennessean - Albert Bates. I'm enjoying his explanation of how biochar was 'invented' by the folks in the amazon basin, and also the easy to follow descriptions of how it works and how to make it.
I went to the International Biochar Convention last year but got lost in all the soil science debates / biofuel scaling issues. I like that this book focuses on low-tech ways to make biochar work on the small scale for…Continue
This house has many good ideas...including chicken-heat!....