Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Fifty Year Farm Bill

A couple weeks ago Tami and I went to a meeting with Wes Jackson and Wendell Berry and a bunch of sustainable agriculture folks.

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New Bio Products Firm Opens in Pittsboro

ECO Blend LLC is pleased to announce the opening of its new production facility in Pittsboro, NC. ECO Blend is a manufacturer of ECO friendly, all natural pest control products, which uses soy methyl esters as a main ingredient.

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Bio Refinery Opening

Pittsboro, N.C.-On Monday, October 6th, 2008, Piedmont Biofuels will cut the ribbon on the newest wing of their biofuels facility, known as the Bio-Refinery.

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Biomass South

On Monday I went to my first board meeting of the NC Biofuels Center. Today I spoke at Biomass South. Tomorrow I’m talking to the kids at UNC.

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Marc’s Perspective

I never really got to know Marc that well. He spent a semester with us, and went back to his world, and we are grateful for both his time on project, and for this:

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Piedmont Green Gala

Piedmont Biofuels is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Burlington location on the B100 Community Trail.

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Biomimicry

Today I went to a meeting of the new Co-Housing project. It is in it early stages, so ideas are still being batted around.

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One Year Later

A year ago I received a late night call that my daughter Kaitlin had been crushed in a terrible car crash.

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A New Farm in Town

At Chatham Marketplace’s last annual meeting, I heard a compelling speech made by Art who was visiting from the food coop in Great Barrington, MA.

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Bumper Harvest

I’m not a farmer. I just like to garden. But this year Arlo put some pressure on increasing our “yield.”

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