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Meet Your New Favorite Exotic Meat: Yak When Mira Danysh stumbled on the organic Real Butcher Shop, she was excited to see it sold yak. The Arizona nurse was on a spring getaway to scenic Santa Fe. But as a follower of the protein-heavy, grain-free paleo diet, she uses vacations to stock up on healthy new foods. Danysh’s boyfriend had ordered yak meat from a Colorado ranch before, and her mom had tried yak yogurt during a trip to Nepal. Now Danysh put the ground meat into chili — and loved it. 43 Essential essays on the commons and Peer 2 Peer theory This list is from the great P2P foundation website, which has loads of great articles and information on Peer 2 Peer (P2P) theory. The p2p foundation has loads of interesting articles and is constantly update, a great resource to keep up with what is going on in the world of the commons and P2P theory. A big thank you to P2P for putting together this great resource, hope you learn lots from it. This is a list of the articles followed by brief explanation of each and links to the full text. 1 Paul S. Paul S.

For Facebook, A Modest Proposal General Motors recently reported that it will pull its advertising from Facebook, citing a low click-through rate among other indications that its advertising there isn’t effective. I’m not surprised — I for one have never clicked on a Facebook ad and in fact don’t even notice them. Like most people, I have trained myself to tune them out. The problem of how to make money off its user base is not unique to Facebook. Some ways that websites make money are as follows, and all of them are problematic: 1.

Farmstead Chef - Harvest Haystacks: The Ultimate Community Meal There’s nothing better than a rural road trip with a mystery dish. During our wanderings last weekend around Goshen, Ind., we visited the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale, where tried haystacks for the first time. This weekend event featured an auction and sale raising several hundred thousand dollars for the group’s international peace and justice work, but on Friday night food reigned king. Mashall King, a foodie friend and managing editor at The Elkhart Truth, helped us navigate the booths of tempting homemade food run by local Mennonite churches.

Farm Dreams Workshops, Viroqua- Land Stewardship Project The desire to farm is powerful—sparked by love of food, the land, just living, community, entrepreneurship and more. But it is a complicated undertaking, and the list of questions is long. If you are dreaming of farming and puzzled about how to get started, LSP’s Farm Dreams Workshop is for you. Find and register for upcoming workshops in the right sidebar. Farm Dreams is a four-hour workshop designed to help people clarify what motivates them to farm, get their vision on paper, inventory their strengths and training needs and get perspective from an experienced farmer. Category:Commons Economics This special section is dedicated to documenting a upcoming conference to be held in Berlin on May 22-24, 2014, on Commons-Oriented Economics [1]. Read: The Five Framing Conditions for a Commons-Oriented Economy, By Pat Conaty and Michael Lewis, which outlines: Resilience: Strengthening Our Capacity to Adapt Reclaiming the Commons Reinventing Democracy Constructing a Social Solidarity Economy Pricing As If People and the Planet Mattered On May 22-24, 2013, in Berlin, the Commons Strategies Group co-organized the Economics of the Commons Conference, focusing on commons-oriented economics, with the support of the Heinrich Boll Foundation and the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation. See: Overview of the Economics of the Commons Conference.

Building a More Effective Core Team Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:15pm Join Chris Corrigan, Art of Hosting trainer and facilitator extraordinaire, for an important conversation around the art of Working With Core Teams. How do we build structures to steward engagement and create spaces for strategic and inclusive work without the "tyranny of inclusion" stopping us from moving? You will learn about principles and structures for planning inviting and working with core teams who oversee and host larger engagement projects.

Permaculture. The Future of Business and Beyond. An Interview Compilation (PVP081) Podcast: Play in new window | Download “You, as a food buyer, have the distinct privilege of proactively participating in shaping the world your children will inherit.” Joel Salatin This episode is a compilation of interviews that I recorded during PV1 – March 13-16, 2014. The general theme of this episode is how business can benefit from permaculture. Farmscale Permaculture October 2-5, 2014 Iowa City, IA 52240 Are you ready to learn how to plan, install, and operate large-scale permaculture systems for maximum resiliency and economic stability? Want to learn from international experts in tree crops, agricultural real estate, and multi-species grazing?