Monthly Archives: December 2012

Part 6: Redemption and my gardenin’ angel

It is time for a new economic system—the “I Care” economy.  Advertisements

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Part 5: The antagonistic shopper society

Is it REALLY Real in the Whole Foods parking lot?  Who am I in this debate on sustainable foods?  I am far removed from the ground. 

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Part 1: Eve, God, Biodynamics

One early autumn evening in Durham, NC…  I’d stopped by the SEEDS community garden just as it was closing.  The last remaining staff member, locking up shop at the storehouse, gave me the nod to walk through.  She paced impatiently, … Continue reading

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Part 4: The seeds of market failure

Admittedly, I sometimes lapse into bourgeois revere the agriculturalist’s life, like a groupie. 

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Part 3: Digging the subtleties

A couple of weeks later, I returned to the SEEDS garden and started digging. Hillary the expert gardener directed me to help level ground for new beds.  The work was not intuitive to me. 

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Part 2: Outhouse to Hotseat to Hothouse

The second time in October visiting the SEEDS community garden in Durham, I met Mr. Duprey.  The first thing he asked was my name; the second was, “You ever get your hands dirty?”  He could smell the city on me.

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