Monthly Archives: August 2011

Book Review: The Weather of the Future

The Weather of the Future by Heidi Cullen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Great concept — first half gives the science and the second half includes case studies of representative places and what their weather will look like in … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Folk Fest

Several members and friends of Transition Ypsilanti attended the Re-Skilling portion of the Great Lakes Folk Festival on August 13, 2011 in East Lansing. We presented the metaphysical and deep cultural content of “Laundry 101,” “Darning Socks,” and “Thrift Shop … Continue reading

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Book Review: Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning

Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation by The Gardeners and Farmers of Centre Terre Vivante My rating: 4 of 5 stars Excellent advice for sustainable, low-energy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fruitless Fall

Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honeybee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis by Rowan Jacobsen My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was an enlightening book, not just about honeybees, but about the brokenness and precariousness of our entire food … Continue reading

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