RE: 26 - 40 Ways to be a good steward
...and offer more than an iceberg lettuce salad when I ask for a vegetarian
meal on the flight (yes, this litterally happened).
> Good Stewards also have to be active, voting citizens in a democracy.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sharon Gordon [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 8:48 PM
> > To: email@example.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.
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