Hi, folks! My name’s Kai, and I recently became a member of RAD’s Sustainability crew. I study mycology here at Evergreen, and I have big plans in store for our campus–mushrooms! We were recently cleared to install edible mushroom plots, which we hope to finish in the next few weeks. The plots will [...]
Well, the new beds by the greenhouse are really filling in. The bed closer to the greenhouse is lush with quinoa, lamb’s quarters (an edible weed), and sunchokes. Squash and corn were just inter-planted in the open spaces. Because these plants grow close together, there is ample habitat for smaller animals [...]
So, we are reaching the dregs of the academic year. That is what they are. The dregs. And, if you live on campus, the most bitter part of downing the drink can be,
MOVING OUT OF THE DORMS.
Here is the thing:
getting prepared to leave [...]
As many of you have noticed, there has been a lot of changes behind N building where the greenhouse is being built. As we moved into the last phase of greenhouse construction, we also finished the beds going in next to the greenhouse. These beds are going to be [...]
RAD Services uses green solutions when we clean because they are economic, effective, and non-toxic. We encourage students to do the same. You all may participate by opting for environmentally-friendly and non-toxic cleaning products, “do it yourself” natural cleaning products, and collaborating with your friends in buying the latter in bulk.
With just [...]
The Passive Solar Aquaponics Greenhouse is being constructed! Right now! This project has been in-the-works for two years and Joe is in the process of actualizing it. Its foundation was poured last week (by some contractors). Joe and some workers from our maintenance crew are busy on putting up the frame. This is [...]
A lot has happened in the past few weeks. Joe got the go-ahead to start constructing the passive solar/aquaponics greenhouse, so that has been his main focus.Thus, Joe passed the maintenance of the lab aquaponics system to me (and some volunteers from other crews at RAD to cover for the days when I [...]
Some call me Joe and others call me Joebob. Its a nickname I got from another kid named Joe who lived on the same floor as me when we were freshman at Evergreen. His name was Johio, because, well…
he’s from Ohio.
Anyways, I’ve had [...]