Monthly Archives: October 2013

Not a waste of time…

This week there were three new ideas and terms that I learned about and which stood out for me; biological and technical metabolisms, monstrous hybrids and up cycling. Biological nutrients are useful for the biosphere as these materials are fully … Continue reading

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Being Local

I did not have a learning epiphany this week. I thought this week’s topic of being local could be a successful sustainability route, but not entirely feasible in some areas. The BedZED reading this made some points that I had … Continue reading

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the local catch

Hey guys. I think we need to work on our weekends being more sustainable, ammirite? It went by way too quickly. Anyways, no epiphany from me last week. However, I did really enjoy watching the film on Thursday about living … Continue reading

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Is local logical?

My grandparents live in a very small town in Ohio and my grandma worked at a small chain store called Ben Franklin in the fabric department. I remember about 6 or 7 years ago my grandma was furious when the … Continue reading

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Local Lovin’

I didn’t really have an epiphany this week, but I definitely feel like I learned a lot. I especially enjoyed the BedZED reading, the LOLA show, and the video we watched in class. The reading really opened my eyes to … Continue reading

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Local Loyal?

This week was all about staying loyal to your local markets. I’m all for shopping locally and keeping money within my community, but not necessarily with apparel. Staying completely local within the entire production and selling process would be very … Continue reading

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I worked at a local store! IT WORKS!

I’ve read a lot of people’s posts and it seems like a lot of you don’t believe locality can work. I want to explain my experience and how I believe it can. Over the summer I interned in a big … Continue reading

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