Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mosaic Foundations – a real food conference

I was standing on a million little pieces. (I promise this has nothing to do with outrage from Oprah’s book club and swear I didn’t make this up.) The million little pieces were fragments of cement and gravel, remnants of … Continue reading

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Recycling and Energy Conservation in Colorado

Last week, we traveled to the University of Colorado at Boulder to learn more about that school’s award-winning recycling program. One of the first campus programs in the nation, U Colorado recycling was established in the mid-1970’s and has now … Continue reading

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Iowa Water Conference – Day 2!

The second day of the Iowa Water Conference was a very busy day filled with morning plenary speakers, a poster session, and an afternoon with five different emphasis tracks. The morning speakers covered a variety of water-related topics including how … Continue reading

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Iowa Water Conference – Day 1!

This year’s Iowa Water Conference is being held at Iowa State University. The conference, titled “More Water to Manage,” is a collaborative effort featuring participating conferences of Ag and the Environment, Floodplain Management, Iowa Learning Farms, Stormwater and Water Monitoring. … Continue reading

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The Student Garden: Life after (a lot of) Snow

Have you ever wondered what happens to a garden during the winter? Sure, it is buried beneath snow for a good five, six months (at least, in Iowa it is), but what do the gardeners do to prepare for the … Continue reading

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