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Permaculture Principle 2: Catch and Store Energy

I love this principle because it fits with my belief that we should look at every building and bit of land as having the potential to fulfill multiple functions and that each function should be maximized together as a system, … Continue reading

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The Three Actions Project Begins

In an effort to jump-start our 2012 challenge goal of becoming a zero-waste household, we’ve become part of the Three Actions project. The three ACTIONS Project is a community-action program designed to “support individuals in developing sustainable lifestyle habits and … Continue reading

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May 21 Events: Book Group, Boat Race, Dome Tour

It’s 50 and raining today but let’s hope next weekend is GREAT because there are a lot of interesting things happening – all on Saturday the 21st! First the plug – the Longfellow Sustainability Book Group meets next Saturday from … Continue reading

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Sustainable Shelter and Food Activities Around Town

There are oh so many activities coming up in the next few weeks for folks interested in sustainable, green living. Here are a few you might want to visit. Bell Museum of Natural History (until July 17, 2011):  An exhibit … Continue reading

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Introducing Our Energy Consultant: Ralph Jacobson

I don’t understand the basics of electricity, much less sustainable energy use so I’ve asked for help. My friend Ralph Jacobson, CEO of Innovative Power Systems, has come on board as our blog’s energy expert. He’ll be helping me understand … Continue reading

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