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Norwegian seed vault + Seed Saver's Exchange = corp. control of seeds? - Preview not available Joy Feb 2, 2012 10:11 AM
[penn-permaculture] want to live in a sustainable home near Media - Hi everyone,   I'm passing this along for Ira Josephs, who managed the former Selene Whole Foods Co-op for 9+ yrs, and who is an awesome guy....   ------ Want Aleisa M. Feb 1, 2012 10:09 AM
FDA staffers sue agency over surveillance of personal e-mail - The Washington Post - http://www.washingtonpost.com/­world/national-security/fda-st­affers-sue-agency-over-surveil­lance-of-personal-e-mail/2012/­01/23/gIQAj34DbQ_story.html Sent from my iPhone Melissa M Feb 1, 2012 8:30 AM
CARPOOLING/RIDE SHARE to PASA CONF. 2012 - post here - Eastern Pennsylvania Permaculture Guild (Southeastern, PA) - Meetup - For those heading up to PASA this week- here's a place to post ride share needs/wants: Melissa M Jan 31, 2012 1:18 PM
Watch a rabbit herd sheep -- an adorable innovation for all you urban farmers out there: - http://grist.org/list/#item-wa­tch-a-rabbit-herd-sheep Melissa M Jan 31, 2012 9:52 AM
Monsanto?s new seeds could be a tech dead end | Grist - http://grist.org/industrial-ag­ricul Melissa M Jan 31, 2012 9:47 AM
Fwd: News & Views | New Evidence: Pesticide as Cause of Mass Bee Deaths - Just passing this along.. No big surprise here- but, will anyone actually DO anything about it? Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: Melissa M Jan 30, 2012 6:08 PM
Fw: Philadelphia ArtCash: the People's Stimulus - Forwarding from Paul Glover's Green Jobs Philly list... ---------------------------- Will be introducing Philadelphia ArtCash at CCE (706 South Street) this Saturday at 4pm: http://www.facebook.com/events­/286217358099261 ArtCash is issued to st Joy Jan 30, 2012 12:05 PM
Fwd: [pufn] Worm Compost Collective - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: camila < [address removed] > Melissa M Jan 30, 2012 11:22 AM
Fwd: [pufn] Inquirer: 2012 is Year of Food - In know that you already knew, But 'they' are catching on: food is now an important Issue for the mainstream Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: Melissa M Jan 28, 2012 8:14 PM
Fwd: [pufn] free soil in south philly - FYI Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: nick payne < [address removed] Melissa M Jan 27, 2012 6:24 PM
Fwd: POP Holistic Orchard Training[masked] - HOLISTIC ORCHARD TRAINING with Michael Phillips Melissa M Jan 26, 2012 4:44 PM
Permaculture & decentralization - I've always thought of permaculture as pro-decentralization, without necessarily calling it that. With the understanding that centralization often leads to segregation/homogenization, and that permaculture principles champion integration and diversi Joy Jan 24, 2012 11:24 AM
Re: PLEASE READ & SIGN ONTO THIS LETTER: FORC letter to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority - Hey Fred (and everyone else), If this is the way you feel, maybe write your own letter, or organize a meeting to educate people about this policy & take action as a group. I wrote a letter, & I'm going to write another, & Robyn M. Jan 23, 2012 4:04 PM
RE: PLEASE READ & SIGN ONTO THIS LETTER: FORC letter to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority - Yeah, maybe I'll sign on as these recommendations represent Fred K. Jan 23, 2012 10:59 AM
PLEASE READ & SIGN ONTO THIS LETTER: FORC letter to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Amy Laura Cahn  [address removed]   Date: Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 4:04 PM Subject: FORC lette Robyn M. Jan 22, 2012 11:43 PM
[penn-permaculture] Winter Potluck: Want to share information? - Hi Permies,   At this Tuesday's Winter Potluck in Media, we'll have table space available if any of you wish to share information about food-related projects, groups, businesses, etc. You can bring pamphlets, business Aleisa M. Jan 21, 2012 9:00 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Fwd: TATA technology (and no, probably not the TATAs you are thinking of ;) - @Fred: I think you would appreciate Ecopolis by Paul F. Downton (though it's a long read and might not be worth the effort outside the context of a reading group, etc./seriously looking into the thinkers and projects he brings up!). He's all about Josh H. Jan 20, 2012 1:26 PM
RE: [penn-permaculture] Fwd: TATA technology (and no, probably not the TATAs you are thinking of ;) - But the new engine is dependent on fossil fuels.&nbs Fred K. Jan 20, 2012 11:33 AM
What FACEBOOK and GOOGLE are Hiding from world. - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?f­eature=player_embe Melissa M Jan 20, 2012 9:44 AM
RE: [penn-permaculture] PHILLY (AREA) EVENTS: Backyard Fruit Growers Newsletter & Winter Workshops - Sounds like great stuff - where is the attachment? Jean Jan 20, 2012 9:23 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Fwd: TATA technology (and no, probably not the TATAs you are thinking of ;) - Fred is absolutely right. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki Wayne P. Jan 20, 2012 7:41 AM
Schedule added: Winter Potluck with Transition Town Media - I've updated this Meetup with a schedule for the evening. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/permie/e­vents/43699002/ When : Tuesday, Ja Joy Jan 20, 2012 7:28 AM
SPIN Demonstration Farm in Our Backyard - Hey all! I just found out about Small Plot Intensive Farming while reading about Chicago's food justice situation, and I'm assuming many know about this already and maybe have their own opinions. But I figured I'd Josh H. Jan 19, 2012 8:44 PM
PASA - Conference 2012, Pre-Conference Tracks 3 and 7: PERMACULTURE! - Track 3 - Wed. 2/1 - Intro. to Permaculture: http://www.pasaf Melissa M Jan 19, 2012 9:09 AM
registration now open for the Homegrown Inst. - Preview not available Melissa M Jan 19, 2012 9:04 AM
Fwd: Nursery Pots available - today only (please see info. below) - Preview not available Melissa M Jan 19, 2012 9:01 AM
Fwd: fiber arts workshops - A good opportunity to learn some valuable skills! ~Melissa Melissa M Jan 18, 2012 4:45 PM
Fwd: [pufn] Room for rent next to urban farm - Nic is a pretty cool guy... Just my two cents , anyway-- FYI, passing this along: Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: nico Melissa M Jan 17, 2012 11:25 PM
Occupy Vacant Lots Workparty on Ridge Ave with Workshop, Free Store, and Potluck - Sunday, 1/22, 10-3 - Robyn M. Jan 17, 2012 9:11 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Fwd: TATA technology (and no, probably not the TATAs you are thinking of ;) - user 1. Jan 16, 2012 10:45 AM
PHILLY (AREA) EVENTS: Backyard Fruit Growers Newsletter & Winter Workshops - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Phil Forsyth Date: Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 10:12 AM Subject: [phog] Fwd: Your January BYFG Newsletter Robyn M. Jan 14, 2012 3:21 PM
RE: [penn-permaculture] Fwd: TATA technology (and no, probably not the TATAs you are thinking of ;) - Efficiency doesn't lead to conservation. We have pro Fred K. Jan 14, 2012 6:09 AM
Shannon Hayes Lecture in Media, PA 1/30/2012 - Eventbrite - Please join Transition Town Media for a night with Shannon Hayes. Her lectur Melissa M Jan 13, 2012 8:36 PM
Fwd: TATA technology (and no, probably not the TATAs you are thinking of ;) - Melissa M Jan 13, 2012 8:11 PM
OBAMA APPOINTS MONSANTO'S VICE PRESIDENT AS SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE COMMISSIONER AT THE FDA - http://networkedblogs.com/lMhW­u Melissa M Jan 13, 2012 12:18 PM
RE: [penn-permaculture] Monsanto Now Owns Blackwater (Xe) - john d. Jan 12, 2012 9:40 PM
Tree Nursery Inventory List: Center for Regenerative Ecology - Thought many of you would be interested in this!  --robyn ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Justin West < cjustinwest@g Robyn M. Jan 12, 2012 4:28 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Monsanto Now Owns Blackwater (Xe) - You're right, Bob. It makes sense given that Bill Gates dollars are also tied to that crazy "Arctic Seed Vault" over in Norway. For those who don't know what I'm referring to, you can read more at wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S­valbard_ Joy Jan 12, 2012 11:25 AM
Re: Re: [penn-permaculture] Monsanto Now Owns Blackwater (Xe) - OK, So Monsanto did not buy Blackwater -- but did you notice that the wonderful Gates Foundation just bought $24 million of Monsanto stock? Bob H. Jan 12, 2012 6:49 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Monsanto Now Owns Blackwater (Xe) - Preview not available ron d. Jan 11, 2012 8:57 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Monsanto Now Owns Blackwater (Xe) - Preview not available Robyn M. Jan 11, 2012 8:00 PM
Monsanto Now Owns Blackwater (Xe) - Preview not available Melissa M Jan 11, 2012 4:41 PM
: Baby Cries Evoke an Instinctually Rapid Response - any of us who have been awakened by the cry of a baby already knew this! http://www.enn.com/top_stories­/article/43835 Sent from my iPhone Melissa M Jan 11, 2012 4:01 PM
One Million Gardens can change the world - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=TB-vOFyIB28 Melissa M Jan 11, 2012 1:58 PM
Build your own solar thermal panel! - Ran across this on the web. Resourceful and easy - I love using old stuff to build new stuff! http://www.thesietch.org/proje­cts/solarthermalpanel2/index.h­tm ~Joy Joy Jan 11, 2012 12:09 PM
Fwd: [SANET-MG] Build your own seed-bed roller/firmer - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Jordan Marr < [address removed] > Melissa M Jan 11, 2012 11:24 AM
Local Project to help honeybees Fwd: [address removed] - This sounds like a good project to support (all but the part about a fundraising breakfast at Applebee's...a restaurant serving Local food would be more consistent with the mission to help honeybees, but Melissa M Jan 11, 2012 8:52 AM
Permaculture - A Beginner's Guide (free extract) Permaculture Research Institute - http://permaculture.org.au/201­2/01/10/permaculture- Melissa M Jan 9, 2012 9:10 PM
Fwd: [SANET-MG] A report to the parliament of Britain - THIS should be front page news, but we know better than to expect that. Hate to sound so "alarmist". But, my advice: Start planning your own gardens NOW, if you've not already done so. You will likely need to, sooner than later, anyway ... as this stor Melissa M Jan 9, 2012 6:24 PM
Fwd: Equip Your Sheriff to Protect Your Food Rights - Preview not available Melissa M Jan 9, 2012 4:59 PM
Fwd: Land lease opp. in S. Chester Co. - This sounds as if it could be a great opportunity for the right person/people! Please contact Patty (email address below) for mo Melissa M Jan 9, 2012 2:54 PM
Fwd: [SANET-MG] most serious threat to the environment, livestock, and human health - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: Subject: [SANET-MG] most serious threat to the environment, livestock, and human hea Melissa M Jan 9, 2012 10:52 AM
FW: New Book, Homestead Restoration, Fermentation Workshops & more - Bryn R. Jan 8, 2012 8:28 PM
Fwd: [pufn] Event TOMORROW: 10am-3pm - Occupy Vacant Lot Cleanup on 2000 Block of Susquehanna Street, E Kensington - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Robyn Mello < [address removed] > Melissa M Jan 7, 2012 2:45 PM
: EPA Report Identifies Toxic Contamination in Communities Across the Country - http://www.enn.com/top_stories­/article/43813 Sent from my iPhone Melissa M Jan 6, 2012 4:20 PM
Those in Bucks Co. (& surrounding areas) wishing to Learn more about Permaculture - please join us :) - Preview not available Melissa M Jan 6, 2012 3:17 PM
Delaware River under attack --- again! Another bad idea on the move. - Preview not available sheila G. Jan 6, 2012 12:23 PM
Fwd: Just in case... - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: Subject: Just in case... Melissa M Jan 5, 2012 2:18 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Doe, a deer, a sustainable protein source to last all winter | Grist - Living in suburban Philly, there is an overabundance of deer here also. My brother-in-law is a hunter and hunts l Ruth Ann L. Jan 4, 2012 8:45 AM
Doe, a deer, a sustainable protein source to last all winter | Grist - http://www.grist.org/ Melissa M Jan 4, 2012 8:25 AM
Permaculture Groups and Government Influence - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?f­eature=player_embedd Melissa M Jan 2, 2012 6:01 PM
Monsanto?s Roundup Ready Crops Leading to Mental Illness, Obesity - Exposing The Truth - http://exposingthetruth.inf Melissa M Dec 22, 2011 12:12 PM
Join the Lenape Nation to "Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Watershed" - sheila G. Dec 22, 2011 6:49 AM
FBI Says Activists Who Investigate Factory Farms Can Be Prosecuted as Terrorists - ht Melissa M Dec 21, 2011 9:48 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Roger Doiron: My subversive (garden) plot | Video on TED.com - Funny enough ... I watched this last night, and although insightful, I wasn't as moved as let's say a Michael Pollen or Paul Stamets.. or E.O. Wil Josh Dec 21, 2011 3:09 PM
Roger Doiron: My subversive (garden) plot | Video on TED.com - Melissa M Dec 21, 2011 3:01 PM
Deadly Bacteria Prompts Huge Ground Beef Recall | Rodale News - Melissa M Dec 21, 2011 11:49 AM
Fwd: [pufn] Hydroponics supplies - FYI Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: papalo < [address removed] > Date: Decembe Melissa M Dec 21, 2011 10:20 AM
Fwd: COOP: Request from Nancy - Any takers? Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Nancy Parsons < Melissa M Dec 20, 2011 8:53 PM
Fwd: June 2012 Advanced PC Design in W Mass! - Preview not available Melissa M Dec 19, 2011 3:08 PM
June 2012 Advanced PC Design in W Mass! - Preview not available user 7. Dec 19, 2011 2:35 PM
Fwd: Urgent: Call Sen. Casey: Stop the backroom deal on Keystone XL - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: Please call Senator Casey today Melissa M Dec 16, 2011 1:18 PM
Grow Your Own Food - Missoula Coyote Choir - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?f­eature=player_embedd Melissa M Dec 15, 2011 1:40 PM
Activist Post: Are You Eating, Drinking and Breathing Monsanto's New Agent Orange? - http://www.activistpost.com/20­11/12/are-you-ea Melissa M Dec 14, 2011 8:07 PM
TLC's 2011 Winter Solstice Celebration - TLC's 2011 Winter Solstice Celebration at TLC's Stateline Woods Preserve: 814 Merrybell Lane, Kennett Square, PA 19348 Thursday, December 22nd, 5:00 - 7:00PM (RAIN-FREE WEATHER ONLY!) Entrance fee: $10 for TLC members / $15 non-mem Delaware P. Dec 14, 2011 2:42 PM
Mother Faces 93 Days In Jail For Vegetable Garden! - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=3keUTEwev-o Melissa M Dec 13, 2011 4:10 PM
Live Christmas Tree for MEEP? - Hey Y'all, Anyone know where we can pick up a live Christmas Tree or have one donated to plant at Mercy Edible Park? One of the neighbors had a great idea to plant one in the vacant lot across the street from her house so we can dec Robyn M. Dec 13, 2011 10:20 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] PASA - Conference 2012, Welcome (Plenty of Permaculture Programs from which to chose!) - Good job!  Thanks for organizing this!  (It pays to be pushy sometimes.) Patty On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Melissa M < freethought01@mac Patty C. Dec 12, 2011 4:05 PM
PASA - Conference 2012, Welcome (Plenty of Permaculture Programs from which to chose!) - http://www.pasafarming.org/con­ference2012/index.cfm &nb Melissa M Dec 12, 2011 4:01 PM
Webinar w/ Charles Eisenstein - invitation to join - Melissa M Dec 12, 2011 3:53 PM
Fwd: Please post - Forwarding, courtesy of Patty C. Hi Melissa, Melissa M Dec 12, 2011 3:48 PM
Fwd: Chelsea Green Promo code - Thanks to Phil for sending this! Chelsea Green (publisher of many of our fav titles) is offering a one time discount - use the code p Melissa M Dec 12, 2011 3:13 PM
Meetup details changed: Winter potluck/get together? - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/permie/e­vents/43699002/ When : Tuesday, January 24,[masked]:00 PM Joy Dec 12, 2011 6:06 AM
RE: [penn-permaculture] Re: rainfall - from tony buck - Yet one could also look at it as a dry year. It did Fred K. Dec 10, 2011 8:51 PM
Fwd: 48 Hours to Stop Obama's New Tax on Family Farms - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: > Subject: Fwd: 48 Hours to Stop Obama's New Tax on Family Farms Melissa M Dec 9, 2011 7:29 AM
Re: rainfall - from tony buck - I thought this might be of interest to folks as of December 8, 2011: Tony B. Dec 8, 2011 9:59 PM
Want a mare & filly? - FYI... Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: robyn < [address removed] > Date: Melissa M Dec 8, 2011 5:10 PM
Fwd: [pufn] Weavers Way Farms seeks Apprentices and Interns for 2012 - FYI Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Nina Berryman < [address removed] > Melissa M Dec 8, 2011 5:03 PM
aquaponics system - My environmental science class at Solebury School is trying to start an aquaponics system. Does anyone have experience with this, or even have their own home aquaponics system? It would be great to get in contact with someone who has experience with thi Ali Dec 8, 2011 2:04 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Secondary Edible Parts of Vegetables - Thank you for sending this Joy. I think I heard from a lecture by Susun Weed some time ago so I don't remember which lecture th Mary H. Dec 8, 2011 12:55 AM
Secondary Edible Parts of Vegetables - This is a great article, especially as a starting place f Joy Dec 7, 2011 7:28 PM
Fwd: Subsidies for fossil fuel in PA - Forwarded - Don't laugh, or cry - just be proactive and start making as much noise as you can: Melissa M Dec 7, 2011 11:20 AM
Fwd: 1 hen, 1 lonely hen - Melissa M Dec 7, 2011 7:26 AM
Fwd: Please Help Us Train Permaculture Teachers! - Preview not available Melissa M Dec 6, 2011 9:25 PM
Philly's Snout to Tail Movement - sheila G. Dec 6, 2011 3:02 PM
Fw: Thoughts on Occupy and Vacant Land - Hi folks, I'm forwarding this from another list from someone in Philly who has been working with gardening in abandoned lots for some time. I think that her thoughts are very inclusive of the bigger picture; something that can sometimes be overlooked Joy Dec 5, 2011 4:08 PM
Link to NY Times article on Gluten Free Foods - user 1. Dec 5, 2011 3:25 PM
Thankfulness As a Permaculture Principle - Preview not available Joy Dec 5, 2011 10:48 AM
REMINDER - KIMBERTON WALDORF 35th ANNUAL JURIED CRAFT SHOW - this weekend (Buy LOCAL for the holidays!) - http://www.kimbertoncraftshow.­org/ Melissa M Dec 2, 2011 11:04 AM

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