Archive for August, 2007


Ordinary Citizen: Awareness Leads to Action

posted August 28, 2007

I became aware of global warming several years ago but did nothing because I did not know what to do. Then I heard of the light bulbs, using less water while showering, buying a water bottle to reuse instead of buying bottled water, etc. The list now goes on. Then last year I began to […]

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Interview with an Amazing Businessman

posted August 23, 2007

Oil depletion, redesigning transportation, local food, flexible work, ocean energy, the famous Udall family, and overcoming ignorance and bad choices Matthew Simmons: All the Canaries Have Stopped Singing (Audio) Mp3 or Windows media Matthew R. Simmons graduated cum laude from the University of Utah and received a Masters degree with distinction in Business Administration from […]

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Tucson Area Farmers Markets

posted August 10, 2007

Sunday Civano Artisans and Farmers Market – Civano Nursery, 5301 S. Houghton Road. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. 248-9218. St. Philip’s Plaza Farmers Market – 4280 N. Campbell Ave. 8 a.m.-noon Sundays. 918-9811. Tuesday Community Food Bank Farmers Market, 3003 S. Country Club Road. 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays. 622-0525. Wednesday Downtown Farmers Market and Arts and Crafts […]

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Farm Bill 2007: Why it matters: Small farms are good for our health, economy

posted August 5, 2007

Guest Opinion by Lindianne Sarno Why should Tucson’s citizenry care about local food production? Let’s start with the scary fact that virtually all of the food we eat travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to our tables in Tucson, according to the USDA. Tucson’s food supply is vulnerable to events beyond our control […]

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What to Do? Taking Action in the Face of Collapse

posted August 1, 2007

Creating a sustainable culture of peace based on progressive values starts with facing what’s really going on, both internally and externally. WHAT TO DO? WHAT TO DO? Taking Action In The Face Of Collapse Tuesday, 10 July 2007 By Carolyn Baker Every time I write an article on collapse such as my most recent one […]

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