Lessons in Fresh Water and Baja River Sand

A mined riverbed in Baja, Mexico.

Stuff we consume has to come from somewhere, right? Whether its drinking water or construction aggregate, unless you produce it yourself, someone somewhere else has to get it for you. And, unfortunately, while getting this stuff for you, sometimes other folks don’t carry front and center your best interests or the best interests of the environment.

The following are a couple of examples of things that should be obvious [Read More…]

Maude Delivers!

Water Is A Right

Fresh on the heels of yesterday’s historic decision by the United Nations General Assembly which (finally!) added water and sanitation to their list of basic human rights – thanks in large part to her tireless advocacy – the esteemed Maude Barlow, visited our little town and spoke at an event sponsored by our local Peace and Justice Center, the [Read More…]

Rain Barrel Tour

Kai Working on My Bike

Kai giving my bike a tune up

We’re off to Swanton, Vermont!

 

Kai recently sold a couple of rain barrels to Swanton School and we’re going to deliver them by bicycle to Mr. Acanfora’s Sixth Grade class on Monday morning. We’re super excited to have an excuse to take some time off for a quick weekend tour. Leaving tomorrow, we’ll meander our way up [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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