Many jars of peanut butter have entered and left these grounds, and we wanted to find a way to intercept them from going to the landfill. Here's a solution we found!
Any planting of any type of tree is a step forward in repopulating an important part of nature, they all help produce oxygen and decrease the CO2 in the air and reduce water waste (runoff and evaporation), which minimizes water pollution and erosion. Fruit trees are a wonderful addition to any space for endless reasons. Most tastily, they produce delicious, nutritious, package- and processing-free fruit! Socially, they help people connect to the growing process, get in touch with the different seasons, and provide food security.
Follow one of our Eco-Volunteers, Andrew Andersen, as he paints a galaxy onto the outhouse.
The most important thing we grow here at Sustainable Kashi is community. Everyone brings different things with them to the eco-village. This diversity of talent creates an interdependent village rich in food, art, music, and friendship. Living our passions, living in community.
Plastic is cheap, convenient, and easy to make. Take a second to think of all the plastic you use on a day to day basis. The average American throws away approximately 185 pounds of plastic per year. This “disposable lifestyle” creates an illusion that when something is thrown away, it’s out of our lives forever. This is certainly not the case.
Fermentation is the process of using microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeast, to convert carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids under anaerobic conditions. When vegetables like cabbage and cucumbers are left to steep and sit until the sugars are broken down to promote the growth of bacteria, this is what we call fermentation.