Category: General Interest

Mosquito Fish

The ‘mosquito fish‘ or Gambusia does get a lot of bad publicity because it is eating tadpole and threatened larvae. I feel it is important to realize that it is OUR environmental impacts on...

GrilledRainbowChard

Dinner Palette

A bit of a twisted tale in discovering this tasty dish.  Here’s how it went down I was looking for pictures to use in a design presentation, and came across this great article on...

Bio-Bucket

Bio-Filtration Systems

What do a bucket of sand, some wetland plants, and a bunch of tap water have to do with each other? They’re all part of a bio-filtration system that we constructed in class a...

What is an EcoVillage? What is an Urban EcoVillage?

What is an EcoVillage? What is an Urban EcoVillage?

An EcoVillage can be defined in several ways. Let’s say it’s an intentional community – a community that doesn’t just happen because certain neighbors move in next to you – but a community you...