Monthly Archives: December 2006

The Small-Mart Revolution

I just finished Michael Shuman’s book, The Small-Mart Revolution; How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition, and I am pleased to report I was impressed.

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Getting Legal

After a year and a half of discussions with regulators, our Pittsboro dispensing location is now legal.

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Sustainable Biodiesel Summit

SAVE THE DATE! 2007 Sustainable Biodiesel Summit Sunday, February 4th 2007 San Antonio, Texas http://sustainable-biodiesel.org/

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Central Carolina Community College hires Biofuels curriculum developer

12-20-2006 PITTSBORO – Andrew McMahan is riding the surge of interest in the growing biofuels energy industry and having a hand in shaping the workforce that will serve it.

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Biofuels classes this Spring!

The Continuing Education Department on the Chatham Campus will offer three biodiesel courses during the spring semester: “Introduction to Biofuels,” “Diesel Technology,” and “Straight Vegetable Oil.” Students may enroll in person at each campus, by phone or by mail. For … Continue reading

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Moving Leaves Around

I spent the weekend at Summer Shop, cleaning and organizing and breathing life into the place.

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Emily’s Entry

Emily is fast approaching the end of her time with us. She had published a book of poems prior to her arrival. There’s a copy of them in the library at Industrial–which she donated to the cause.

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December 6 2006 Coop Board Meeting

Today the Coop board met with Matt Rudolf underneath the hickory trees in the front yard.

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Willy and Mudface

Willy’s time with us as an intern is coming to an end. Here is his farewell journal:

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The Canola Conversation

Having just returned from the Peace River Valley, it’s hard to get canola off my mind.

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