Added by Joyelle Jolie on May 30, 2012 at 3:12pm — No Comments
Although there is an urban legend that the world will end this year based on a misinterpretation of the Mayan calendar, some researchers think a 40-year-old computer program that predicts a collapse of socioeconomic order and massive drop in human population in this century may be on target
May 23, 2012 …
Withrow Park Farmers' Market builds resilience in Toronto every week, and they are in need of volunteers to help them do that! Check out the opportunities below. There's even a chance to make granola! Come on, my crunchy friends!
The Withrow Park Farmers' Market is a community-based initiative administered by the Centre for Local Food Initiatives, a registered non-profit organization. The Market features organic and ecologically farmed produce and prepared foods, and…Continue
Added by Andrew James Knox on May 25, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Scenario-It is a new scenario planning tool. It allows for crowd-sourced, evidence-supported scenario development and scenario planning. What will happen in the post-carbon future? More specifically, and more importantly to us, what will Toronto be like in, say, 2030 or 2050? Will it be a good place to live? Might it not? Scenario-It lets you post and develop these scenarios and lets others online help you. Users can then vote on the credibility and relevance of the evidence that gets…Continue
Added by Andrew James Knox on May 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Organized by the Toronto Downtown Chapter of The Weston A Price Foundation.
Patricia will talk about the benefits of culturing dairy and demonstrate how to prepare Kefir & Fil Mjolk, easy ways to transform cow, goat or sheep's milk and cream into fermented and pro-biotic foods.
Registered participants will take home handouts and starter cultures for Kefir & Fil Mjolk.
Learn about preparation of nourishing traditional foods and local sources of pastured meat,…Continue
Added by Ann Marie on May 5, 2012 at 5:21pm — No Comments
This is a video of a Japanese invention to convert plastic garbage into oil. Does anyone have a way to measure the carbon footprint? What's the energy return on investment? Would it result in greater consciousness and reduction of plastic, or complacency about consuming more plastic? Interesting all the same. Next we'll probably be mining landfill sites for plastic.…Continue
Added by David Burman on May 3, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments