Join our Lexicon community on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Hi there, how is it going? Hope everything is doing great there. We've just liked your page. If you have time hope you can drop by our page and kindly let us know what you think. Have a great day!
Check out this almanac folks!
Chris Smith I do understand where you are coming from...and no, not everything needs to be digitized...but I also see the value in greater accessibility and the conservation of resources...I do really appreciate all the podcasts that The Green Horns make available and it seemed like an eBook version of the almanac would be natural outgrowth of that...Also throwing out words like "extremist" or "reactionary" is a bit unnecessary...we have enough name calling in society as it is...
June 18, 2013 at 3:57 am
Chris Smith I believe in everything you are advocating...I was just suggesting a way to reach a wider audience...and with the current state of things we can use all the help we can get...
June 18, 2013 at 4:01 am
UPCOMING 2013 POP UP SHOW EVENTS-
~ 05/10-05/12: Moundsville West Virginia, by Vishakha Maskey
~ 05/11: Lee's Summit Missouri, by Ami Freeberg
~ 05/23: Former Moundsville Penitentiary West Virginia, by Vishakha Maskey
~ 06/01-09/28: Plano Texas, by Heather Merchant
~ 06/01- 07/01: Southern Pines North Carolina, by Katelyn Mann
~ 06/29: Bellaire Ohio, by Vishakha Maskey
~ 07/05- 08/11: Rutland Vermont, by Elizabeth Theriault
~ 07/21: Big Sur California, by Elizabeth Theriault
~ 09/21-09/22: Cashtown Pennsylvania, by Elizabeth Weller
- See More Pop Up Shows at: http://www.lexiconofsustainability.com/pop-up-art-shows/upcoming/#sthash.PXxBPRdy.dpuf
Mike Todd of Ames, Iowa is heading up LOCALIZER, our pilot project that will allow folks around the country to map our their local foodsheds and create Lexicon-style information artworks of the food producers in their community. What a great guy!
Smallbusinessweekend.com Sounds great!
June 18, 2013 at 11:49 pm
John Lagier explains the principle of Food Miles for the Lexicon of Sustainability.
Contented Acres Produce Hey! John's in my local food shed!
June 12, 2013 at 12:02 am
Who can give me a great explanation of "True Cost Accounting"?
Stephen Corbett That would be the accounting you happen to agree with.
June 11, 2013 at 4:09 pm
A Sustainable Kitchen Hi, this a great question and really involves the concept of holistic thinking. It refers to the "Triple Bottom Line" of the three 'E's of sustainability, collecting and reporting information on the 'E'nvironmental, the 'E'conomic and the social('E'quity) costs and benefits/advantages. So you are looking at it and analyzing it as an integrated whole. It also relates to LCA (Life Cycle Analysis), often referred to as embedded/embodied energy.
June 11, 2013 at 4:46 pm
Garden City 2.0 Accounting shouldn't just be costs, it should also include impacts, and these can be positive and negative. For example, in an attempt to do more 'True Accounting', our Local Food Delivery scheme wants to begin keeping simple metrics for how many kg's of stock we source locally from organic producers, how many $ are staying within the local economy, thinking about measuring things that represent 'resilience return on X invested'.
True Accounting is a way to tell a story of multiple efficiencies within your practice and the impacts that has in terms of the objectives you are working towards (e.g. our business is working towards building local food resilience with Christchurch communities).
June 12, 2013 at 5:43 am
Farm to Table. In Boulder for the Lexicon of Sustainability project.
Wes Jackson explains the principle of Perennial vs. Annual Wheat for the Lexicon of Sustainability.
Leave It Better (y)
June 9, 2013 at 7:59 pm
The Lexicon of Sustainability tells the story of an egg in such a beautiful way. I've loved their composed photography for awhile, and now I'm loving their videos - on PBS Food.
We have a surprise for anyone who goes to 30 SE 2nd Ave in Portland. Take a picture of what you find and post it here!
Josh Wheeler That's right next to the skate park under the Burnside Bridge.
June 6, 2013 at 3:18 am
Chad Dermann Burnside skate park?
June 6, 2013 at 3:33 am
Still more great films coming up Today! A FREE screening of Plastic Paradise at San Francisco Public Library with filmmaker Angela Sun; Breathing Earth - Susumu Shingus Traum at the The David Brower Center in Berkeley; and at the NEW PEOPLE in SF we have The Lexicon of Sustainability with Douglas Gayeton and In Organic We Trust plus discussion with Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal and Co-Manager, Alemany Farms; Big Boys Gone Bananas!* including a conversation on media censorship with Stephen Talbot, Senior Producer, iFiles Channel at the Center for Investigative Reporting and Maddie Oatman, Research Editor, Mother Jones.
Tickets still available! http://sfgreenfilmfest.org
This was a nice way to start our Monday. Here's Anne at a CSA pick-up. This photo appears in a beautiful collection the folks at The Lexicon of Sustainability put together. Check out their work.
CSA means Community Supported Agriculture. You purchase a "share" in a farm and in return you receive a box of produce each week. This image taken at Cure Farm in Boulder, CO for Lexicon of Sustainability.
Olga Heifets This is awesome :)
June 3, 2013 at 4:49 pm
Leave It Better Love this!!! ^_^
June 5, 2013 at 1:34 am
The Lexicon of Sustainability shows students from Ames High School in Iowa how to create information artworks to document their local food system
The Lexicon of Sustainability What board?
June 1, 2013 at 5:18 pm
Reuben Steiger To Douglas' right in pic with will weber
June 1, 2013 at 7:20 pm
We're showing high school students in Ames, Iowa how to make their own information artworks for the Lexicon of Sustainability project. They've identified the sustainability practices of numerous farmers around the state ... stay tuned.
The Lexicon of Sustainability Iowa Public Radio does a short profile of the project: http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ames-high-students-document-sustainability
May 31, 2013 at 3:03 am
Rodney Gagnon I love these photos
May 31, 2013 at 4:30 am
At a supermarket in Ames, Iowa. How can eggs cost 58 cents a dozen? As I stand in front of the egg aisle pondering this question, four people all stop to buy the same eggs. Let's not kid ourselves. People buy on price, and purchasing food is no different than buying a pair of socks. It's in places like this where the good food fight needs to happen.
Venous de Milo Thanks for bringing awareness.
May 30, 2013 at 5:07 am
Tim Dull Come on people, it's just a marketing tool to get you into the store...don't make it anything more. Better for you than Cokes or Pepsi's anyway.
May 30, 2013 at 1:47 pm
Running Squirrel explains the meaning of sustainability for the Lexicon of Sustainability project.
Eddie Sackman-Valdizon Radagast!
May 28, 2013 at 4:29 am
Will Allen from Growing Power in Milwaukee, WI explains the good food revolution for the Lexicon of Sustainability, as well as vermiculture and aquaculture and ...
LynnAnn Nysted Thomas love you Will...
May 24, 2013 at 10:54 pm
D St Laurent It's hard to read the small writing, but thank you <3
May 25, 2013 at 1:33 am
The Lexicon of Sustainability shared Katherine Steele's photo.
The Lexicon of Sustainability shared your photo.
San Antonio pop up mockups
Thyia Marshall I wish I could go!!! When is the show?
May 23, 2013 at 6:54 pm
The Lexicon of Sustainability shared Lexicon of Sustainability Pop Up Show Curators's album: Pop Up Shows.
When he’s not managing the Lexicon’s presence on Twitter, MUD BARON is the visionary Executive Director of Muir Ranch, where he has a broad range of skills and experience in growing food and working with school districts. As the former Green Policy Director in one of the most asphalt-dense areas of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Baron worked tirelessly to green-line South L.A. schools, and prior to that served as a school gardens resource specialist for over 900 LA schools.
He shares resources and ideas through his innovative use of Twitter, Facebook and other forms of social media. These tools allow him to stay in constant contact with students and gardeners across the US and strengthen his commitment to improve the health and future of kids by showing them how to improve their lives and their communities. His Twitter feed, @Cocoxochitl, recently won the 2012 Shorty awards in the Food Category. These awards are given to the best people and organizations using Twitter to produce compelling short-form, real-time social media content.