Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lots of Bits of Good Stuff

Successful hoophouse fundraiser at Howard’s End CSA: Congratulations to Addison Hoffman and everyone at Howards End CSA for reaching their $5,000 Kickstarter fundraising goal to support construction of hoophouses for a half-acre of year-round growing space. News from Way Fruit … Continue reading

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Fred Wilder Letter in the Pocono Record

Forwarded by Jon Eich: (A key target of the state legislation is local ordinances like the Environmental Bill of Rights & Natural Gas Ban, adopted by State College voters this month. – KW) Dear Editor, It appears our good Governor, … Continue reading

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Mapping & Needs Assessment – Nov. 29 Meeting Agenda

From mapping project coordinator Jackie Bonomo: Our next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 5:45 p.m. in the library, Room 324, at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 208 West Foster Avenue. Agenda: Review goals for Mapping and Needs Assessment Continue mapping … Continue reading

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Central PA Local Food System Map – Draft 11/28/11

The food map group’s current GoogleEarth draft.

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Mapping Project Update & Meeting Nov. 29

Jackie Bonomo and Dorothy Blair have been coordinating a food mapping project for the last several weeks – Jackie presented a draft map at the Nov. 15 harvest feast. Here’s her email update from Nov. 17: Bobby Raggazino and I … Continue reading

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Composting Basics – Tip Sheet from Alexa Schriempf

Alexa put together a follow-up “how-to” page after her Nov. 13 composting workshop: Composting Basics If you’ve been thinking about starting a backyard compost pile, print it out and slap it on your fridge for pointers about how to get started … Continue reading

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Mark Bittman at NYT – 25 Reasons to be Grateful

Story link sent in by Tim Robinson. No Turkeys Here, by Mark Bittman There are days when it seems — both in and out of the food world — that Everything Is Going Wrong. That makes it easy enough to … Continue reading

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