Monthly Archives: March 2012

New York City

In Brooklyn I was able to catch up to Britta Riley, one of the founders of Windowfarms, just after she got back from presenting at SXSW in Austin. The idea of Windowfarms is to give people who live in apartments … Continue reading

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We’re in Grist!

This is exciting – Grist is one of the most popular environmental websites on the web! Faraway Farms: Chronicling Urban Agriculture Around the World

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New Orleans

I got to New Orleans about a week after Mardi Gras. As I biked the first day from the Bywater to the Lower Ninth Ward, I crunched on the (in)famous bead necklaces littering the avenue.  Crossing the bridge over the … Continue reading

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Cuba

Cuba is a special case. Many are now familiar with the fact that the end of the Cold War ushered in a period of extreme deprivation in Cuba, when its strong economic ties with the Soviet Bloc and Easter Europe … Continue reading

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