Monthly Archives: August 2012

week 1: the budget update

In coming weeks, I’ll dig more into how we’re improving the footprint of our diet & putting less into the trash. That’ll happen on Wednesdays; Fridays will just be an embarrassing budget review. This week in particular has served as … Continue reading

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reading response 1: limits of growth

So, here’s something that gave me a bit of a shock. This graph was part of a Smithsonian article revisiting Limits of Growth. Here are the first to paragraphs of the article: Recent research supports the conclusions of a controversial … Continue reading

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outside experience 1: the salsa contest

Okay, so they’re not salsa yet… but they will be! Too late for the contest. Just in time for some back-to-school lunch-packing. If you’ve been to the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market (BCFM), you know that it’s no wonder they’re one … Continue reading

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the schedule

To keep this all on track, and so that you can tune into the posts that most interest here, here’s the schedule that this blog will follow: Monday: Outside Experience posts & Reading Responses as needed Wednesday: Personal Project updates … Continue reading

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the project

our patty pan squash, salsa, oven-dried tomatoes, dill-pickled green beans, spicy pickled okra It was during my sophomore year of college that I began to see food differently. While researching high fructose corn syrup, the sugar’s impact on our diet … Continue reading

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allow me to introduce myself…

My name is Megan. It’s starts with an H and ends with an… okay, this is already breaking down. I’ll just get to the point. This blog, project V515, is the core of my sustainable communities class. My goal is … Continue reading

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