Garden crops and scheduling suggestions for 2009 season
1. *Tomatoes- transplant seedlings during first week of june- 2 or more full rows.
2. *Peppers- transplant seedlings during first week of june- 1 or more full rows
3. Green Beans- plants seeds into g
*Important note: for the 2008 summer-fall season, the OSCA garden was cut back to
about of the size it had previously been. Because of the limited space, the garden could
only make $1,400 this season. If the garden does not expand in size again, I recomme
soil, water, and crop production:
-must have relatively level topography
-soil should permit rapid entry of water its movement through soil, and the
removal of excess water through natural or artificial drainage channels.
-soil particles sh
Why isnt the food system in Rye, New York sustainable? How can my experiences
from participating in OSCA and volunteering on an organic farm help reshape the
ways in which my family participates in this system?
I had n
Is the food system that I participate in in my hometown of Asheville, North Carolina,
sustainable? If not, what alternative food systems could I participate in, and how sustainable
would they be? [Great q
Case Study 5
The Oberlin Committee on Environmental SustainabilityAs the worlds largest producer of greenhouse gases, it is crucial that communities within the United States take a
chief role in
The issue of local sustainability is one that every community in America should be
grappling with right now. As fossil fuel supplies dwindle, soils gradually lose fertility,
and our global climate undergoes a human driven shift, i
Jessica Cummings (group 10)
Case Study 3
The Executive Board of the McKnight Foundation
Report Brief on GM technology for India
After carefully considering the views and concerns presented to the board by Dr.
Gupta and three other well-informed and respec
Maintaining Confidence in Democracy
Shearman and Smith take for granted that the predictions they make about society
after climate change are inevitable, and so they outline the best and possibly the only
polt 237 May 1st
-not very procedural
liberal democracy- hybrid?
individual rights, liberties.
historical meanings of democracy- not abou
-ecologically responsible policies are concerned only in part with pollution
and resource depletion. There are deeper concerns which touch upon
principles of diversity, complexity, autonomy, decentralization,
Policy Journal Entry 3
Key Points Summary
These articles advocate for pricing ecosystem services in order to adequately
There is now a strong belief that the GDP is an insufficient means of measuring a
societys affluence: "
Environmental Policy Journal Entry
October 4th, 2009
Key Points Summary:
The senate version of the houses climate and energy bill has just undergone the
first round of debate last week. This lengthy 821-page bill has been largely drafted
-Coase theorem not a panacea for all externalities
-In an absence of transaction fees, externalities can be taken care of without the
need of government interference. Rights and laws also have to be clearly defined.
-Hardly ever met