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Urban Agriculture: Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution

Urban Agriculture: Ideas And Designs For The New Food Revolution David Tracey New Society, 2011 Written by a local Vancouverite, I picked up Urban Agriculture looking for a little bit of early spring inspiration – it being so cold and all here this past…

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A Letter from Sendai

I don’t know if the below letter making the rounds from Sendai is for real, but it brings to mind the work of Rebecca Solnit, in particular her book A Paradise Built In Hell which chronicles a history of disaster and the ability of…

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Which food and when? Slow-carbing.

Over the weekend, I read The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Tim Ferris – a library reservation that came through this week with good timing, as I’ve been thinking a lot about diet and exercise…

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In the Bookshed: Backyard Bounty

Backyard Bounty Linda Gilkeson New Society, 2011 Often when I’m reviewing gardening books these days, I am called to reflect on just how completely off-base I was in my early gardening attempts in the mid-nineties. For example, when Linda Gilkeson writes about double-digging and…

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What is Required Reading?

Brian and I launched the new blog Required Readings this week – tagline being “Culturally-significant texts: Across genres, across the ages.” After poring through so many “best of” and Western canon lists we figured, hell – why not make our own? And so Brian…

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