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Drop seeds, not bombs

No matter how manicured your neighborhood is, we’ve all seen lots that look like this: In addition to organizing a litter cleanup, or starting a community garden, Camp Stevens has a fun suggestion to deal with these eyesores: Seed Bombs! A little bit of history: In 1973, a young New York City activist popularized seed … Continue reading

Green education

A few weeks back, I asked how green your college or alma mater is. Sierra Magazine has just released its annual list of the 10 greenest colleges. From school-run farms to a cogeneration plant that provides 85 percent of a school’s electricity, there’s some amazing progress being made in educational institutions around the country. Read … Continue reading

Spreading the seeds of eco-justice

The following is a reflection on the Eco-Justice Immersion Experience I attended in Seattle at the end of August. The photos included are by co-attendees Jonathan Potter and Caleb Richmond. Converging from Massachusetts, Arizona and everywhere in between, 17 young adult members of the Episcopal Church gathered in Seattle last week for the first “Eco-Justice … Continue reading

Home is wherever I’m with you.

At the beginning of September, we had the pleasure of hosting Elise and Roland’s wedding. It was a weekend-long affair, full of highlights, one of which was the bridal party performing their version of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ “Home” at the conclusion of the wedding ceremony. Thanks to Elise and Rollie for allowing … Continue reading