Category Archives: CSA

How does Our involvement affect community?

Wednesday, August 10th 2011

Our conversation centers with involvement, levels and waves.  How does Our involvement affect community?

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Chris Valdez, a creative in the business world and an entrepreneur in the creative world.  Strategy and Creative Design for Primer Grey | a marketing design team.

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Marcella Murff Icet, Urban Farmer installing gardens for folks invested in their food security.  http://lastorganicoutpost.com/news.html
Last Organic Outpost and Biodiverse for Life are working together on a coordinated effort to advance the “Food Everywhere” movement and to implement the Houston Urban Farm Belt. This effort will focus on installing gardens and farms in underserved neighborhoods throughout Houston.

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Food and Fun Or Fun and Food – Where do You receive nourishment?

Wed Mar 23rd, 2011

Food and Fun
Or Fun and Food –
Where do You receive nourishment?

Hans Hansen, a local Farmer specializing in nutrient dense gourmet produce and providing the produce to individuals and restaurants through a CSA (community supported agriculture).

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Sarah Gish with Gish Creative and the Summer Book

THE SUMMER BOOK® is an annual comprehensive guide to Houston day camps and classes for kids 4 years old and up and teens. The guide is published annually in MARCH by Gish Creative and includes information on over 200 organizations offering camps and classes for children in the summertime. The camps are divided by “arts”, “educational”, “religious”, “special needs” and “sports”. It also includes information on which camps are free or offer scholarships, which are full day or for teens, as well as a week-by-week chart by date and a chart detailing amenities of each camp. To help parents “map out” each child’s summer, there is a camp calendar for organizing weekly schedules. Please note that since every camp experience is unique, we made a decision to not rate the camps and to instead concentrate on information needed by parents.

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CSA and Gardening

Wed Mar 2nd, 2011

Hans Hansen, a local Farmer specializing in nutrient gourmet produce and providing them to individuals and restaurants through a CSA (community supported ag).

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Bio-Char with Dean Cook, a local sustainable gardener. Biochar is a way for carbon to be drawn from the atmosphere and is a solution to reducing the global impact of farming (and in reducing the impact from all agricultural waste). Since biochar can sequester carbon in the soil for hundreds to thousands of years, it has received considerable interest as a potential tool to slow global warming. The burning and natural decomposition of trees and agricultural matter contributes a large amount of CO2 released to the atmosphere. Biochar can store this carbon in the ground, potentially making a significant reduction in atmospheric GHG levels; at the same time its presence in the earth can improve water quality, increase soil fertility, raise agricultural productivity and reduce pressure on old-growth forests.

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