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Think for yourself. Question everything.

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Friday, May 17, 2013, In : Various interesting stuff 
Intelligence; not because you think you know everything without questioning, but rather because you question everything you think you know.




“A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion” 
Chinese Proverb

“The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before.” 
Albert Einstein


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Composting (what is and how to...)

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, In : Various interesting stuff 
What exactly is compost? How do you make it? 

In this video, Rachel Deffenbaugh (City Seeds Urban Farm Manager) gives us a simple breakdown of the building blocks of compost and the various methods you can use to make this organic, nutrient-rich, soil amendment for your garden.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vU1OAMT5DPY (from gatewaygreening )

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La Città dell'Altra Economia (Roma) (City of the Alternative Economy)

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, In : Various interesting stuff 
The USD 7 million project to create an Alternative Economy City was completed in September 2007 and is the first place in Europe dedicated to fair trade, ethical finance, renewable energy sources, open communication, responsible tourism and resources recycling and reuse.

 The place hosts, beyond exhibition and documentary areas, 12 separate activities on a 3,500 square meters covered surface, with a 200 linear meters facade that opens out onto an external pertinence area of over 3 hectares.


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