How to Build and Maintain a Community House

August 20, 2014 by  
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There’s a notable difference between a home and a community:  a home is a place you’re forced to be; a place where you might not feel like you belong because your family won’t let you use the backyard to create a compost pit. In comparison, a community is a place you want to be; a place where you feel like you belong; a place you can contribute to and grow  with. Building a community takes time, but with the right kind of people it can ultimately help you learn and grow as a person . Read the rest of How to Build and Maintain a Community House Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: activism , activist , agenda , awareness , chores , community , compost , consciousness , contribute , disagreements , Environment , goals , Green Design Events , group norms , Grow , Health , healthy , home , judgments , Living , meetings , opinions , relaxation , relief , rent , to do list

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Former Google Maps Genius to Build the World’s Largest Plant Library

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San Francisco-based startup Hampton Creek already has a couple of wins under its belt with its egg-free mayonnaise and dairy-free cookies. But its recent announcement that Dan Zigmond, formerly lead data scientist for Google Maps, will head the data resources for the company’s planned world’s largest plant library reveals just how grand its ambitions are. The purpose of the library? To identify and catalog plant characteristics in the quest to find more sustainable, animal-free alternatives to common foodstuffs . Read the rest of Former Google Maps Genius to Build the World’s Largest Plant Library Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal free , chemistry , cruelty-free foods , Dan Zigmond , database , food science , Hampton Creek , Lee Chae , non-GMO foods , vegan foods , vegetarian , world’s largest plant library

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Prefabs for Hermit Crabs

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  Prefabricated homes have really evolved over the years, to the point where they really do come in all shapes and sizes. 3D printing has been of immense benefit in this regard, with the world’s first 3D-printed house currently being assembled in Amsterdam . Prefabricated houses aren’t just for people, however, and groups around the world have been putting their creative talents towards creating homes for animals in need… and one of the species being designed for is the ever-fascinating hermit crab. Read the rest of Prefabs for Hermit Crabs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed , 3D printed crab shells , 3D printing , crab shells , crabs , Elizabeth Demaray , Hand-Up , hermit crabs , Prefab , PREFAB FOR HERMIT CRABS , prefabricated , prefabricated crab shells , project shellter , shellter , shelter

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9 Fun and Inspiring Ways to Garden in Mason Jars

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