You probably think of small time dairy farming as an idyllic 18th century occupation with Amish practitioners far removed from contemporary science, politics, and economics. Well, in certain ways, in may be idyllic, but it here at Hendricks Farm in Telford, Pennsylvania, this family run business is no laggard. They are setting a precedent for how to run a farm that is ecologically restorative, profitable, and fun to be around. Without the use of pesticides, hormones, or grain feed, they a
Seth Itzkan, speaking at the "Houston After Oil" session of the Association for the Study of Peak and Gas (ASPO) 2007 conference in Houston.
Segment 1: Introductory rewards, building designs for low energy. Example is the Forbes Lofts Development in Chelsea, Massachusetts, outside of Boston.
These are photos, illustrations, and data from my work with Living Machines for wastewater purification. The projects include the South Burlington Vermont Living Machine, The Chinquapin School living machine / outdoor classroom in Highlands Texas, and Bayer Chemical Plant living machine in Baytown Texas.
After a dry summer in Maryland, we woke up one day with a major shiitake bloom. These mushrooms are very good to eat and were as much as 9 inches in diameter. These logs were inoculated two years before and had bloomed once before, about a year earlier. See also the bright red and yellow reshi mushrooms which were grown on a sawdust mixture. Reshi is an excellent immune system enhancer noted for helping AIDS victims.
Photos from Jim Laurie's soil restoration explorations in West Texas.
It was wonderful to see environmental visionary John Todd receive the inaugural Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award
An article on the summit has been picketed up by the New York Times and appeared in their Technology section on Monday, November 12. The article, written by Martin LaMonica of CNET, was also a lead story on News.com. See links below:
On Friday, October 19th, Dr. Peter Bishop and I made a joint presentation on Houston After Peak Oil Scenarios to the thrid annual Associate for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO) Conference in Houston, Texas.
Boston Globe article on Futurists, titled "The local forecast", prominently features me.