Monthly Archives: November 2010

SustainACTIVITY: Haiti In:Sight Benefit

Ayiti Resurrect & Ayiti Cherie in association with Ubiquita Worldwide cordially invite you to HAITI IN:SIGHT – A SOULFUL BENEFIT FOR HEALING IN HAITI. as we approach the one year anniversary of the epic tragedy,we ask that you please support … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: Paper Seed-starting Pots!

I used this as an easy hands-on activity with the 6th graders of M.S. 88 to get them started on seeding!  The technique is so simple, once you do it, there’s no way to forget it.  But for the window/home … Continue reading

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Sustainability in education

Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to conduct a workshop defining the concept of sustainability with a 6th Grade class in Brooklyn’s M.S. 88!  I owe it the homeroom teacher, Mr. Torrey Maldonado who devised a dynamic curriculum for … Continue reading

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Haiti Recovery… an NGO perspective

Reposted from (Note, I’m expecting to collect a short series of responses on Haiti recovery from similar orgs.  If your organization has stories to share on the recovery, I’d love to hear from you!) Despite the involvement of major … Continue reading

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$1.15 Billion Pigford win. And?

I rarely rant on this blog, but here goes nothing… The $1.15Bill that’s coming down the pike from Congress in the Pigford class action settlement for Black and Native farmers might possibly reach less than half of 80,000 affected individuals … Continue reading

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Echoing Green supports Bio-Char

You might have caught one of my posts mentioning bio-char as an alternative to Genetically Modified crops as a solution for increasing crop yields in the soil-depleted regions of the Global “South”.  I recently came across this video of a … Continue reading

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Veggie Chili: Don’t call it a come back!

So here’s another one of my favorite vegetarian recipes for this season, not in the least because it has convinced meat eaters that they they could really get with the “veggie thing”, ha! But veggie chili’s been here for years…so … Continue reading

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