7 Surprising Facts About Renewable Energy
The global transition to clean, renewable energy and away from nuclear
and fossils is well under way, with remarkable developments happening
every day. The Great Transition is a new book by Lester Brown,
Janet Larsen, Matt Roney, and Emily Adams that lays out a tremendous
range of these developments – here are seven that may surprise you.
1. Solar is now so cheap that global adoption appears unstoppable. Read the other six facts here: http://growyourowngroceries.org/7-surprising-facts-about-renewable-energy/
A Healthy Home Grown Alternative to Coffee
Aljoma sent this entry in to the writing contest. I wonder what this
really tastes like, I'll have to try it. The article starts out "It is
Spring in Canada, and the first flowers my grandchildren bring home are
the lowly Dandelion! Of course, we have long since learned to make a
beautiful yellow jelly with the flowers, or to add the young greens to a
smoothie or a salad. But those long roots have to come out, too. What
to do with them?My
mother grew up during World War II in Europe, and from her I learned to
make coffee with the dandelion roots. Here are the directions..." Read
the rest here: http://growyourowngroceries.org/a-healthy-home-grown-alternative-to-coffee/ Have
you got a quick tip, an article, or a full blown instruction set on
something related to producing, preparing, or preserving your own food
or medicine? Why not write it up and send it in to our writing contest?
Click here to enter: http://growyourowngroceries.org/contest/rules-and-prizes/
Kimmer and Betsy, your articles are coming up next on Friday!
Laura got all bent out of shape with the worm composting video I sent
out last week (the one where the guy made such great fertilizer he
traded 5 gallons of it for an iPhone). There is one minor incorrect
part of his video, but I just don't get why Laura was so upset. Do you?