Monday I discussed the ways climate change, GMO crops and overpopulation are threatening our food security, and I mentioned that aquaponics is in many ways the perfect solution to this problem. Aquaponics is a system of aquaculture in which the waste produced by farmed fish or other aquatic animals supplies nutrients for plants grown hydroponically, which in…
In reading the astrological forecast for this week, we are encouraged (for those who aspire to make changes to their lives), to make an important transition – to heal their bodies and psyches, or regenerate in some way. The Sun (representing Ego) makes a perfect harmonizing alignment with Pluto the planet of death, rebirth, alchemy,…
Is Hydroponic Food as Healthy as Traditional Soil Grown Food? by Rachel Tinker-Kulberg, PhD The USDA estimates that 23 million people have inadequate access to healthy and affordable food and as a result food-related illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and obesity are currently on the rise in this country. Organically soil…
An Health & Wellness Partnership Kick Off Event
with Abundance NC & Chatham Partnership for Children• Saturday, May 21, 2 PM – 9 PM:
Join us for a fun day celebrating health in the outdoors! Play outside! Get moving. Watch the birds! Join in community. We’ll have: Music…Spoken word…Food trucks….Fair Game Beverage….Trail tours…Kids activities….(2 – 5 pm) – fort building, fairy huts, hoola hoops, parachutes, face painting
An Abundance NC Event
with Briar Chapel • April 9, 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM:
Earth Day is the perfect excuse to party, and to bring out our running shoes to raise money for our programs. After the morning race, the festivities continue with music, food trucks, games, and general revelry….
A Summer Camp
with TRIANGLE BIKEWORKS • June 13, 8 AM – June 17, 5 PM:
Days of exploring, laughing, and riding, learning camp & forest skills and stewardship, care & functioning of ecosystems and nature and, discovering cooking local! On the last we’ll camp out under the stars while preparing a meal over a fire! The hope is that you’ll never want to go a day without riding your bike again!