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Living Water

Fact: A blender could easily be the most utilitarian and useful kitchen tool yet.

Case Study: Strawberries, banana, chocolate chip ice cream, yoghurt, milk, whey protein, and peanut butter can go in one mixer and voila! 819 more words


River Cottage has rebuilt its damaged buildings after a devastating fire in early 2012, choosing a Windhager biomass wood pellet boiler as the form of sustainable heating. 414 more words


Olafur Eliasson showcases cheap solar-powered light at Coachella

Little Sun at Coachella

Artist and activist Olafur Eliasson showcased his Little Sun project at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival.¬† The solar powered LED lights are the result of a partnership between Eliasson, engineer… 21 more words

Social/Political Awareness Activism

[Announcement] Eco Design Fair: Chef's Corner

I have some exciting news! (not pregnant, not engaged, not a lottery winner, sorry to get your hopes up) I have been invited to participate in an event at this weekend’s Eco Design Fair here in Shanghai called Chef’s Corner. 124 more words


Day 8 - Earth Hour Re-loaded

I’m not a fan of empty gestures over social media and I don’t believe that changing my Facebook status results in real change. I also don’t believe that Earth Hour is an empty, symbolic gesture because it results in a… 432 more words

30 Day Challenge

BeachMountain Shack 01 - Design Criteria

This weekend was opening day for trout season in Pennsylvania, and I went fishing for the first time in over 10 years. The fishing was a disappointment, to be honest. 1,013 more words


Sourdough Bialys and Some Dyed Skeins

With the nursery opening for the season, time spent in the kitchen baking bread or dyeing wool slides to the back burner. We will continue to have our bread customers through the summer, and much of the wool being processed will be available for sale as well. 201 more words

Life At Fernwood