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    bring selections from their personal libraries about urban gardening food history art and nature and related ideas Together more than fifty attendees created a new library It could be assumed that attendees were veritable green thumbs but hardly a word was traded about how to grow a specific bean Instead the majority of talk amongst the artists educators and students was about how to encourage gardening the local politics to support urban gardening and the wealth of things published in recent history about the matter topics of conversation that surprisingly don t rule out the participation of those who kill most of what they plant The collective library was one of both old gems and current discourse Some books had been found in garage sales from decades past University course readers small press underground and local publications sat alongside how to guides non fiction paperbacks essays about biology mushrooms and the urban environment I found my own favorites in a dictionary style book of pretend locations and a book of illustrations explaining the world of utilities underneath the street The One Day Library readers paid dues to some other offbeat subjects Contributors to the library were welcomed to read passages aloud from their books Those who read shared relevant ideas A few provocative thoughts go nicely with donated bread baked goods tea and a little wine especially on a bright day surrounded by flourishing vegetation Amy Balkin read a selection from a 1974 children s cookbook shedding light on a long forgotten dietary supplement promised by the UN to end protein deficiencies worldwide Seemingly the supplement called CSM never lived up to the language used to triumph its saving powers and one has to wonder whether writing to the address in the book for a free sample would yield anything

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  • Free Soil
    more than fifty attendees created a new library It could be assumed that attendees were veritable green thumbs but hardly a word was traded about how to grow a specific bean Instead the majority of talk amongst the artists educators and students was about how to encourage gardening the local politics to support urban gardening and the wealth of things published in recent history about the matter topics of conversation that surprisingly don t rule out the participation of those who kill most of what they plant The collective library was one of both old gems and current discourse Some books had been found in garage sales from decades past University course readers small press underground and local publications sat alongside how to guides non fiction paperbacks essays about biology mushrooms and the urban environment I found my own favorites in a dictionary style book of pretend locations and a book of illustrations explaining the world of utilities underneath the street The One Day Library readers paid dues to some other offbeat subjects Contributors to the library were welcomed to read passages aloud from their books Those who read shared relevant ideas A few provocative thoughts go nicely with donated bread baked goods tea and a little wine especially on a bright day surrounded by flourishing vegetation Amy Balkin read a selection from a 1974 children s cookbook shedding light on a long forgotten dietary supplement promised by the UN to end protein deficiencies worldwide Seemingly the supplement called CSM never lived up to the language used to triumph its saving powers and one has to wonder whether writing to the address in the book for a free sample would yield anything at all Megan Shaw Prelinger shared her connection to the land via mushroom hunting by reading from David Wolfe s Tales from the Underground Rick Prelinger also of the Prelinger Archives and Library introduced an educational film from the 50 s titled Our Foster Mother the Cow allowing younger imaginations to conjure exactly what kind of teaching went along with rural agricultural lesson plans Henrik Lebuhn read a worthwhile selection about sleeping in public from A Pattern of Language by Christopher Alexander And Ian Boal arrived in time to take his shoes off and read from The Country in the City a just published book exploring the environmental disputes behind the green spaces that now make up the Bay Area The One Day Library found success in its temporary nature as a public event for me because the image of a collective bookcase resonates even though it has already been taken down and all the books have gone home with their rightful owners The act of creating a dream library out of both book owners and the books beats the traditional lending library at usefulness and approachability the indispensable part being people who can talk about the books they brought Building such a library ultimately works to recognize one s own community as the most necessary resource we

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    Muslim Now he s moved to Pittsburgh s tough North Side to start a new religious community rebuild his shattered family and take his message of faith to other young people through hard hitting hip hop music But when the FBI raids his mosque Hamza must confront the realities of the post 9 11 world and himself New Muslim Cool takes viewers on Hamza s ride through streets slums and jail cells following his spiritual journey to some surprising places in an America that never stops changing Stijn 0 comments Film Video Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features One Day Library Tea Readings too by Corinne Matesich Browsing the contents of a new acquaintance s bookshelves is a common impulse I do it all the time sizing pe Corinne 0 comments Projects nolvadex You have the Right to Know FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product from production to utilization and not just what they see in the stores Consumers must be aware that every phase of

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    the city using The Hague as a case study With a series of activities Stroom aims to increase people s awareness of the value of food and to give new life to the way we view the relationship between food and the city The program invites artists and designers to develop appealing proposals on the subject while at the same time establishing a clear connection with entrepreneurs farmers food experts and the general public AmyF 0 comments Food Sustainability Urban City Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Can Masdeu Shifting Soils See slide show Last week while I was in Barcleon AmyF 0 comments Projects nolvadex nowHere nowHere a space where a spot becomes a place 15 march 25 may 2008 nowHere is a cabinet which invokes a dialogue on re appropriation of the private and public domain Through personal tags and geographies books movies music websites drawings mappings photocopies art works it reads as a certain historical relation between human space and technology bolwerK considers the constructed in between space of architect C Kieckens within the art space Z33 not as a sub art space with a curatorial reading a cabinet as museum but as a

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    allcreams org 25 Jan 2010 Breizh Entropy Congress April 15 17 201 France Rennes Passionate individuals and non profit organizations from the region of Rennes Brittany France invite you to participate in the first Breizh Entropy Congress This inter disciplinary event focuses on free as in freedom creations and culture Through a meeting fostering open mindedness exchange of ideas and learning we hope to show solutions to technical social and political problems and celebrate free reclaimed and creative art and technology We happily welcome entropy as a means to break artificial boundaries between disciplines and find unexpected ways of doing things that promote liberalization sharing and reclaiming of technologies that traditionnally belonged to the realm of corporations and well funded academic labs Call for proposals Stijn 0 comments Free Open Source Symposium Conference Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features One Day Library Tea Readings too by Corinne Matesich Browsing the contents of a new acquaintance s bookshelves is a common impulse I do it all the time sizing pe Corinne 0 comments Projects nolvadex Public Air Quality indicator The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city In collaboration with Senior

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    Nov 2008 Biodiversity Heritage Library Global Ten major natural history museum libraries botanical libraries and research institutions have joined to form the Biodiversity Heritage Library Project The group is developing a strategy and operational plan to digitize the published literature of biodiversity held in their respective collections This literature will be available through a global biodiversity commons Stijn 0 comments Free Open Source Virtual Soil Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Social mental environmental A seminar and exhibition organized by Ulrike Solbrig Åsa Sonjasdotter and Nis Rømer in Sparwasser Berlin August 2007 Text by Nis R Nis 0 comments Projects nolvadex You have the Right to Know FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product from production to utilization and not just what they see in the stores Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product s life influences the environment and ourselves Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers a website and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform people

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    corinne matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 16 Nov 2008 Freedocumentaries org Anywhere A site where anyone with an internet connection can watch a movie to educate themselves or simply explore another perspective whenever they please These movies aren t just for education but are also for entertainment As a secondary objective freedocumentaires org allows independent filmmakers to have their message heard by viewers that they may not normally reach Stijn 0 comments Free Virtual Soil Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Lucy Harrison Interview The aim of all descriptions of cities is to know how to live to see what is coming and accept it and become part of it or better see what could Joni T 0 comments Projects nolvadex Selective Memory For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea s responses The impact of Industrialisation population growth and political changes has resulted in climatic

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    inhaler php Ventolin http www ainhalers org ventolin inhaler php bcfaq bcfaq http www inhalersfaq org buy essays Contributors Free Soil Authors All List amy franceschini corinne matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 29 Jul 2008 Absolutely Free Festival Belgium It has been a while since i posted and I remember when we first started this blog that one of the criteria was to post all things free So here is a lovely festival if you are in Belgium Hope to see you there AmyF 0 comments Free Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Hot summer of Urban Farming The five finger plan of Copenhagen is made to make the city develop along five lines of infrastructure and leave intact green belts between the fin Nis 0 comments Projects nolvadex Public Air Quality indicator The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an indicator that can be placed in the city and display local levels of pollution

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