Monthly Archives: September 2009

Van Jones Resigns

Most important, we can make sure the work Van Jones was doing continues, that needed resources and green jobs do make their way to our inner cities, and that the efforts to align the environmental and social justice movements grow in momentum.
Posted in political activism, social justice | 6 Comments

Stand With Van Jones!

Van Jones' real crime? He’s the triple threat: he’s black, he’s effective, and he is doing effective work to empower the people in this country who have the least resources.
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Compelled to Can

Yes, I confess, I’m a Jam Hoarder. I make it, I put it in the cupboard, and then I find myself reluctant to use it. What if we need it later? What if civilization falls apart and these preserves are the last bit of sweetness we’ll ever know, as the waters rise and the trees bake to ash under the blazing sun of climate change?
Posted in Food and recipes, gardens, life on the ranch, permaculture | 14 Comments