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RE: 26 - 40 Ways to be a good steward

Good Stewards also have to be active, voting citizens in a democracy.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Sharon Gordon [SMTP:gordonse@one.net]
> Sent:	Monday, October 02, 2000 8:48 PM
> To:	community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject:	[cg] 26 - 40  Ways to be a good steward
> 26) Grow/eat heirloom vegetables and other foods.
> 27) Compost, recycle, precycle.
> 28) Learn about having a small ecological footprint and see how you
>        can improve your footprint.
> 29)  Grow  using Organic, Biointensive, Permaculture, and/or Forest
>         Garden methods.
> 30)  Help promote and use community gardens.
> 31)  Help children learn to grow things.
> 32)  Plant a row for the hungry.
> 33) Give homegrown flowers, herbs, fruits, nuts, and vegetables as
>        gifts.
> 34) Design a complete diet for yourself/family and grow it yourself.
>        See One Circle: How to Grow a Complete Diet in Less than
>        1000 square feet by David Duhon and How to Grow More Vegetables
>         Than you ever thought possible on less land than you can imagine,
>          5th ed, by John Jeavons for ideas and details.  Even if your
>          land is too small, see how close you can get.
> 35)  Experiment with having meals consisting of only your homegrown
>         food.
> 36)   Help local Habitat for Humanity houses to include a garden with
>          each house.
> 37)   Save the seed of your heirloom vegetables.
> 38)   Collect rainwater for your garden.
> 39)   See how sustainable your gardening can be.  Keep in mind Jeavons'
>          findings that vegetable type gardens seem to be sustainable at
>          60 % compost/grains, 30% roots/calorie, 10% other vegetable
> crops.
> 40)   See if you can grow some other  household items that you need
>          such as fiber, paper, dyes, and basket materials.
> Sharon
> gordonse@one.net
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