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Wood for Ore?

August 23, 2012


Hiking a few weeks back, we got into a speculative debate about low-impact lifestyles that rely on woodburning (vs coal, oil). What’s the equivalency between using ‘standard’ utilities and wood? How much wood would I burn through to run a laptop for, say, a morning? Catan aside, how would this trade really work out? Well, […]

Food in the News

March 29, 2011


Reservations about where some of these acts and announcements will end up notwithstanding, I’m glad to see these six things taking shape.  Let’s hope this momentum builds. Bittman points out that there are now 6,000+ farmers markets nationwide (up from 1,755 in 1994) — and, 898 run during the winter.  We’ve been lucky to have […]