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Retire With Due Diligence the 21st Century Way: Less Money, More Substance

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Molly Alexander Darden

Who hasn't heard the astronomical projections of how much financially we need in order to walk out of the office and into a new life? Well, I'm here to tell you, it ain't necessarily so! Here's how a smaller financial base can work when we apply the principle of due diligence analysis long before retirement.

The Fountain of Youth Springs from Within

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 08.31.2014 | Fifty
Molly Alexander Darden

The secret to exuberance at a certain age, is recapturing the feeling we enjoyed when we were 8, 10 and 13 years old, knowing that now we're emotionally stronger, wiser and smarter.

Aquaponics - Farming For Change

Erik Oberholtzer | Posted 03.01.2014 | Home
Erik Oberholtzer

Early research and modeling was done by the US government as a possible way to solve food issues in third world countries. Today, the concept of aquaponics is gaining traction in places like Las Vegas, Detroit, Boston, Chicago and Brooklyn.

The Garden Pool: A Sustainable Oasis in a Suburban Desert

Dark Rye | Posted 07.20.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

From an empty swimming pool to a movement.

An Innovative Home Of The Future

VernissageTV | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Werner Aisslinger is a multiple award-winning product designer and co-founder of the Berlin Design Festival DMY. For his current exhibition at Haus am...

Conceiving a Socially Conscious Enterprise? Consider This

Neil Parmar | Posted 05.26.2013 | Impact
Neil Parmar

Curious about what youth-driven, socially conscious ventures might get hatched tomorrow?

Nation's Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Opens Its Doors

Posted 03.25.2013 | Chicago

Occupying 90,000 square feet of a formerly abandoned suburban Chicago warehouse, FarmedHere is not only the first indoor vertical farm of its kind in ...

Designing a Sustainable Aquaponics System: An Inventor's Touch (video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Newberg, Oregon - One of the key strengths behind a sustainable aquaponics system--the growing of fish and plants together within a mutually supportin...

Astoria Characters: The Boy From the South

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Owen McKagen a strapping young "yes, ma'am" gentleman of the South who looks as though he stepped out of a Tennessee Williams play, has a bright idea to create an aquaponic device the size of a microwave that has an aquarium on the bottom and a garden on the top.

It's Time for Cap'n Crunch & Tony the Tiger to Retire: Let's Bring Design to Natural, Whole Foods

Nikhil Arora | Posted 03.16.2013 | Impact
Nikhil Arora

What's going to make eating healthy, nutritious, and whole foods cool for kids? What's going to make it fun for families? It's design.

City Bus-Sized 'Orbiting' Garden Can Grow 50 Pounds Of Basil A Day

Posted 08.20.2012 | Home

Imagine a sustainable farm that is about the size of a city bus and is capable of producing fifty pounds of basil per day. Not only is that possib...

Internet of Food: Tweeting Aquaponic Gardens in Oakland

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 08.27.2012 | Technology
Kirsten Dirksen

It's been hailed as the future of farming: it uses less water (up to 90 percent less than traditional gardening), doesn't attract soil-based bugs and produces two types of produce (both plants and fish).

Practicing Resurrection: Turning Vacant Lots Into Gardens in Philadelphia

Shane Claiborne | Posted 06.22.2012 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

We are building a new world in the shell of the old one. We see grass piercing concrete. We see a neighborhood coming back to life, rising from the dead.

44 Square Miles of Forgotten Men

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 04.02.2012 | Chicago
Linda Novick O'Keefe

The word "Food Desert" was coined to describe Chicago. Can the Emanuel administration truly make Chicago the city in a garden? Can they make the city that works, work for everyone?

Farm Fish in Your Backyard: DIY Aquaponic System Uses Fish Poo to Fertilize Vegetables (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

Since the plants don't need dirt, aquaponics allows gardeners to produce more food in less space. And in addition to the vegetables they can grow, most aquaponics gardeners cultivate edible fish as well.

Gardens of LACMA: Where You Can Have Your Art and Eat It Too!

Fine Arts LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Fine Arts LA

EATLACMA is a one-year-long, multi-faceted project which sets out to delve into the social, artistic, cultural, environmental, and humanitarian meanings behind natural food growth.

What Is Aquaponics? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wednesday, Organic Nation TV released a new video detailing an aquaponics operation in Flanagan, Illinois. Dorothee Royal-Hedinger writes, Myles Har...