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The moment I stopped eating meat

After I made my Vegan Evolution video, I realized I had left out an important story – the moment I stopped eating meat! Watch this short video to learn about the pivotal moment in my life when I went from being a meat lover, to never eating meat again. the moment i stopped eating meat […]

For Barter or Worse: Please vote for my video about sharing!

One of my favorite sites, Shareable, is hosting a contest for stories about sharing. My submission to Share or Die is a 5-minute video about our experiences with sharing and bartering in Ithaca, through our business and through the groups Ithaca Freeskool and Share Tompkins. I hope you’ll watch my video and log-in to vote. […]

VIDEO: My Vegan Evolution

Thanks so much for the encouraging comments and emails about my confession video! I have another one for you here – it’s 25 minutes long but I hope it’s interesting. I’ll make the next one shorter. Vegan Evolution from Ari Evergreen on Vimeo. This video is about my vegan evolution, so you get to hear […]

Report from Our DIY Solar Panel Cooker Freeskool Class

Last Saturday, Shawn Reeves of EnergyTeachers.org came over to our house to give a workshop on how to make a solar panel cooker using recycled materials. Read on for photos and info on how to make your own!

Calling all vegans: Stand up and be counted!

If you didn’t know, I run a vegan blog and link listing called Vegan Ithaca. Here’s a recent post I thought folks might be interested in! Calling all vegans: Stand up and be counted!

VIDEO: Rural farmers unite to feed Wall Street protestors

From November, 2011: “How rural farmers, an unemployed chef and a protestor named Heather are getting 1,000 dinners served at Occupy Wall Street every night”. I’m posting this because I just watched it and realized that Ithaca farmers get a shout out! I feel like our little city is a part of history in the […]

Videos: Mycorrhizal Fungi and Orcharding with Eve’s Cidery

I recently finished two more videos for Eve’s Cidery… Orcharding with Autumn from Shira Golding on Vimeo.

Our Foodshed

We are trying to eat as locally as possible and preserve food for the winter. It’s an adventure!

A healthy and green cup of coffee

In my striving for a cup of coffee that is as healthy and green (and tasty) as I can get it, here’s my new setup! Coffee: Shade-grown, songbird-friendly, cooperative produced / fair trade, bought at a food coop, decaffeinated Filter: Reusable hemp filter by Cusp Natural Products Water boiler: Cuisinart KUA-17 cordless automatic kettle, the […]

Video: Grafting and Pruning at Eve’s Cidery

Ari is working on a new website for local organic orchard and cider producer Eve’s Cidery (coming soon) and I am making a series of videos that illuminate the various processes involved in bringing their products to market. Here are the first two videos: Grafting with Autumn and Celia from Shira Golding on Vimeo. Pruning […]

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