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All Day Workshop – Sunday, April 14th – at Midwest Permaculture, Stelle, IL
Price – $95 – Includes Workshop and Lunch. …Continue
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I happened to be in Austin Texas and had the opportunity to rent an electric hybrid bike for 15 days. I used it for everything and put nearly 300 miles on the bike. My conclusion was that it is an amazing thing with big implications for Indiana.
Here are photos of some of the first fall harvest vegetables that we preserved in the Center for Sustainable Community Canning Kitchen. We started off the season with storing strawberry corn kernels,canning tomatoes, beets, applesauce, BBQ sauce, sweet & sour sauce, chutney, and lots of peach jam. It was the first time that Megan and I had ever canned this much food from a garden. Enjoy the photos and if your ever in the neighborhood…Continue
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We are new members of the Center for Sustainable Community, but we felt right at home helping out this fall with the apple preserving, harvesting, and orchard maintenance.
This post is a general how to preserve apples article that demonstrates how C.S.C. worked together to preserve apples this year. We have a 3-ish acre orchard (mostly apples) that is quite mature and in need of some tender loving care. We have many apple trees that could be replaced and we believe the orchard is in…Continue
Tuesday, October 23rd at 6pm - Location to be announced.
This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue their effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by teaming with the Hoosier Environmental Council and Indiana Citizens' Alliance for Transit to talk about Transit.
I was lucky enough to be able to test drive an Electric Vehicle. I was near Downtown Indianapolis at www.TheGoGreenPros.com. They do Electric car conversions as well as veggie oil, hydrogen generators, as well as general car repairs.
The car had 200,000 electric miles on the same motor and it uses 20 golf cart batteries for power. This one is a fiero but there are many cars that convert well. This would be great for a commuter the range…Continue
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What I learned that day far exceeded my expectations and really made me realize that farming in Indiana is changing as we speak. I also saw first hand what happens when a group of smart and motivated…Continue
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I went to a garden party and met new friends
(a better post exists on this by Ann Kreilkamp, the person that hosted the party. check it out here)
In Bloomington, The Center for Sustainability participated in…Continue
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So I have had this question several times asked to me. "Ernest, what can you grow in aquaponics?"
In this blog post I will not so much create a master list of what can grow aquaponically, but I would like to quickly discuss some key principals that helps when learning about aquaponics and doing any kind of farming or gardening.
The easy answer to the question, what can you grow in aquaponics is this…Continue
Added by Ernest Rando on April 19, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
If you are at all interested in learning more about Aquaponics, feel free to check out the new Aquaculture, Aquaponics, & Hydroponics group just started here within AGI. This is an educational outreach group wanting to reach out and inform the public of the opportunities within aquaponics for Indiana and the Midwest region as a whole. Here is a very detailed introduction as to exactly what Aquaponics is, that can be found on our discussion threads …Continue
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Lt. Governor Becky Skillman has announced WIndiana, Indiana’s only statewide wind energy conference, will expand this year to include wind, solar, bioenergy and alternative fuel vehicles. Along with sessions on utility-scale renewable energy projects, the Indiana Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) will include how-to workshops for homeowners and small business owners on…Continue
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