Wonders of Land & Sea :: San Andreas to Marina Dunes

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“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community. Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.”

~César Chávez

A colorful mural lining the streets [Read More…]

On the Road Again :: Look Ma, No Shoulders!

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After a decent rest with family and friends, it was time for us to head north to Omaha so that we could catch the Amtrak to California. We got a really late start and although the roads weren’t heavily travelled we were pedalling pretty slowly. You don’t realize how much a week or more off the bicycle can affect your ability to ride well. [Read More…]

Vandana Shiva: Planting Seeds of Hope

Millions Against Monsanto

On Monday night, Kai & I hopped on our bikes and rode to St. Michael’s College to hear Dr. Vandana Shiva give the inaugural address for the College’s new Environmental Studies major.

When I read that Vandana Shiva was going to be speaking in Vermont, I was thrilled. I [Read More…]

Love of Good Food

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Healthy food plays a very important role in our lives. When shopping we subscribe to a local and organic diet, with conventional or global items filling in as needed (but in truth, we rarely need the latter).

Sometimes, not always, the organic costs more but we think the expense accurately reflects the real cost of food and is justified. Pesticide and chemical free, better for our health [Read More…]

Let It Rain!

Barrels in Our Garden

Kai reclaims food grade barrels and constructs stand alone or daisy-chained units. He offers free and sustainable local delivery (by bicycle, of course!). 10% of profit donated to Blue Planet Project, an international civil society movement to protect the world’s fresh water from the growing threats of trade and privitization. [Read More…]

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