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Raising Worms La Crosse Wisconsin, WI An excerpt from: Spirulina ... daily value requirements! -spirulina is four times as rich in B12 as raw liver -Spirulina is up to 95% digestible protein compared with beef which is estimated to be only 20% digestible. -contains all essential amino acids needed by the body to make a complete protein. -Highest source of B... [Read More] An excerpt from: Yellow dock root (rumex crispus) ...the blood and lymph system. [Read More] An excerpt from: Red clover (trifolium pretense) ...reating coughs and bronchitis, easing the pain of arthritis by its ability to rid the body of uric acid- the main cause of arthritis.

Oasis Design: Grey Water Books, Ecological Design Information & Consulting Greywater Irrigation The Tiny Life Building with Straw Bales Red Worm Composting The Water Tank Project Greywater pond, reed bed | Little Homestead in the City - the Urban Homestead Journal October 22, 2007 Q. Have you ever heard of filtering greywater through a DIY Backyard Wetland? I recently read a zine by The Guerilla Greywater Girls called A Guide To Water, and it has a bunch of DIY greywater things anyone can do. One of the things that they have is a "Greywater Wetland Filter." It has a surge tank, then a sand filter, then it goes into a tub filled with gravel that has wetland plants growing in it. A. OK back to your grey water question: I would recommend you visiting this site where I will think you'll find some very helpful information. We have an outdoor shower where the "greywater" seeps into the surrounding soil and waters the edible plants. Like I said, we are working on being able to take our bath water and sink water from inside the house and build some sort of greywater pond that will filter the water -- but that's on hold at the moment. Jump to "Post a Comment" Share your thoughts and tell us what you're thinking...

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Vermicomposting | Sustain UW-L | UW-La Crosse The UW-L vermicomposting program began in spring semester 2011 in collaboration with Hillview Urban Agriculture Center (HUAC) as an innovative means of reducing the amount of food waste produced on-campus. Pre- and post-consumer food scraps are collected daily and transported to an off-campus facility where they are converted into valuable agricultural amendments (worm castings) via vermicomposting. Initial program costs, including purchase of the 8’ x 32’ industrial-scale continuous flow reactor vermicomposting unit and an initial 100 lbs of Eisenia foetida (red wiggler) worms, were funded through the UW-L Green Fund, which is supported by students through segregated fees paid each semester. HUAC, a local non-profit organization focused on sustainability, maintains the vermicomposting system and provides logistical support. Currently, 300-400 lbs. of food waste per week are collected from the Whitney Center kitchen and dining hall. Post-consumer waste collection began November 2011.

7 Key Facts About the Drought Ruaridh Stewart/Zuma There's been a lot of talk lately about the drought in California, especially since this past week, when Gov. Jerry Brown introduced mandatory water cuts for the first time in the state's history. So what exactly makes this drought so bad? Q: Drought is the norm in California. A: There are always wet years and dry years, but the past three years have been among the driest on record—and state officials worry that 2015 will be even drier. California's reservoirs have about a year's worth of water left. Q: What exactly is groundwater, and why are people in California freaking out about it? A: Groundwater is the water that seeps through the ground when it rains. Q: What are the state's biggest water users? A: Farming in general, and alfalfa (used to feed cows) and almonds in particular. Alfalfa is a superfood of sorts for cows, and it's in high demand in the Golden State, which leads the country in dairy production and is also a major beef producer.

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