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"Just purchased your book along with Scott Kellogg's "Toolbox for Sustainable City Living." As a resident of Baltimore City, they're right down my alley! Can't wait to read."
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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Dirt Under My Fingernails City Slicker
A bit about me:
We are the authors of The Urban Homestead and run the blog homegrownevolution.com. We live in a small bungalow in Los Angeles with a dog and four hens.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Anything from the garden.
Currently reading:
Practical Science for Gardeners
Currently listening to:
I See Hawks in LA
My latest DIY project:
drip irrigation
Web site I recommend:
http://www.homegrownevolution.com

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The Elf and Ethics

The Elf is a kind of aerodynamic, electric assist tricycle with solar panels to charge the batteries. It’s a type of vehicle, somewhere between a bike and a car, that a number of inventors have tinkered with over the years. Good arguments exist for and against this type of transportation. On the one hand it […]

Easter Lessons

So, facing an overabundance of eggs, and having hard boiled a dozed out of desperation and having espied a charming post on naturally dyed Easter eggs, I decided to have a go at dyeing eggs on Saturday night.  The eggs our ladies deliver are all shades of beige to brown, so I worried that they’d […]

Saturday Linkages: Of Gut Microbes and Hyperbolic Bronnerianism

It’s time to bring back the #futurahouse: http://www.thefuturohouse.com/  The Surprising Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers http://www.wired.com/2014/04/hadza-hunter-gatherer-gut-microbiome/ … FDA says, keep lilies away from your cats http://barfblog.com/2014/04/fda-says-keep-lilies-away-from-your-cats/ … Sophisticated sundial clock in Medellín, Colombia http://blog.ounodesign.com/2014/04/12/sundial-clock-medellin-colombia/ … Grand Theft Seafood: Popular Farmers’ Market Fish Vendor Arrested on Multiple Charges http://www.kcet.org/living/food/the-nosh/grand-theft-seafood-popular-farmers-market-fish-vendor-arrested-on-multiple-charges.html … ‘The Complete Modern Blacksmith’ by Alexander Weygers: http://boingboing.net/2014/04/17/the-complete-modern-blacksmi.html … Is there a better […]

On the Back Porch of America

I rag on Hollywood a lot. But today, for a change, I get to point to something positive. Root Simple pal and LA bike revolutionary, Ben Guzman and his business partner Angela Wood produce videos, through their company Small Medium Large, that readers of this blog will love. Small Medium Large’s series, The Back Porch of […]

Dry Climate Vegetables

Here in Arrakis, I mean California, we’re in the midst of a terrible drought. And unfortunately, most of the seeds we buy for our vegetable gardens are adapted to require lots of water. One solution is to find veggies that have reseeded accidentally without supplemental irrigation. Here’s a short list of reseeding rogue veggies from […]

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At 3:36pm on August 3, 2009, Aliza Ess said…
Just purchased your book along with Scott Kellogg's "Toolbox for Sustainable City Living." As a resident of Baltimore City, they're right down my alley! Can't wait to read.
At 10:35pm on October 29, 2008, Kelly Dukarski said…
Thanks! I was interested in your comment regarding bringing 4H to city kids. I have been thinking about doing something similar to that where inner city kids could come to the farm as part of a summer program. They could be part of the planting, harvesting and selling of veggies (learning life skills) in addition to feeding and caring for the animals. I have a friend who works with kids in East L.A. as part of an after school program and we are trying to incorporate the concept into a package that works here in MA. Big Plans!...maybe too big. And yes, hippie attire is mandatory
At 9:49pm on October 29, 2008, Kelly Dukarski said…
Your site is really fantastic..like candy that I just can't get enough of. Look forward to learning more. Thanks!
At 10:22pm on October 20, 2008, I See Hawks In L.A. said…
Hey, thanks, we're thrilled! Great website!
At 4:12pm on September 30, 2008, Cornelia said…
An honor to have you - thanks for doing what you do!
 
 
 

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