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Amy D Crawford's Blog (5)

Progress - Urban Farming approved in Seattle!!!

This just came across my "kitchen table".... I can see progress written all over it! What a terrific model for other cities/groups to utilize in getting the ordinances changed in their communities to enhance…
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Added by Amy D Crawford on September 8, 2010 at 4:28pm — 3 Comments

The Door is Opening... aquaponics is the teaser!

It's surprising to me how often the answer is "aquaponics"....


Following the start of the first day of kindergarden for my granddaughter, I attended the "meet & greet" session in the multipurpose room with the new principal. In introducing himself he announced that he was looking for feedback on creating a theme for the school direction & curriculum. I had already noted that a school garden was listed by several parents, for a school project.…
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Added by Amy D Crawford on August 31, 2010 at 9:11am — 5 Comments

The Industrial Agricultural Model should be Renamed: Agricultural Liquidation!

An outstanding short presentation illuminates the insanity of our current agricultural model... and a place where it's done differently.


Dan Barber, a well known chef, was presenting his talk on TED (Technology, Education, & Design), in response to a problem chef's are having to confront, "How to keep fish on the menu!". With the oceans now depleted of 90% (yes, 90%) of the fish we used to harvest from them, finding something to serve is no longer a…
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Added by Amy D Crawford on August 29, 2010 at 11:59pm — 2 Comments

The "Ivory Tower" vrs Real World Realities



Sylvia commented: "You are pointing out a frightening disconnect between our industrial food providers and what some of us know to be both the best solution for the planet and for our bodies...or shall I say yet another frightening disconnect. "



I think that was one of the scariest aspects; realizing that this broad group of dedicated…
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Added by Amy D Crawford on August 26, 2010 at 11:42am — 3 Comments

Interesting Challenge... moving the research community to "support" the local community!

Got back from the 8th annual engineering conference on Aquaculture, Roanoke, VA.

I was impressed by two things:
1) how much…
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Added by Amy D Crawford on August 24, 2010 at 7:30pm — 22 Comments

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