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Monthly archives for October, 2011

Deep Dive on Green Jobs Shows Many Shades of Opportunity

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earthship greenhouse philadelphia

by Paul Glover, from flyingkitemedia.com

Philadelphia’s green jobs movement parades as many green hues as Fairmount Park, ranging from deep green work to pale green employment.

All green work expands Philadelphia’s economy by reducing waste of resources, workers and wealth. Green jobs make life easier for everyone by reducing the costs of fuel, food, and housing. Green work repairs soil, water and air, making these cleaner and healthier.

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Earthship to Emerald

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By Brian Rademaekers from bsmphilly.com.

It started with a pile of old tires and some dirt on Emerald Street, but local earthship enthusiasts are hoping it will grow into something much bigger.

On Friday morning last week, a sizable collection of tires lined the lush green pathways of the Emerald Street Urban Farm, a little slice of agrarian heaven located at Dauphin and Emerald streets in gritty East Kensington.
And while that trash seemed to clash with the vegetable gardens, beehive and chicken coop, it, too, was destined for a greener fate.

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An artist who does one of a kind photographs on tin

By Jess Gaddis, Earthship Visitor Center, HIVE resident and former Earthship Intern

Robyn is an artist documenting the collapse of America’s economy with a focus on those who are rebuilding life within it. I had only been in contact with Robyn through email when she pulled in to the driveway. She arrived in her pseudo housing/diesel jetta in which she has been not only traveling through the country in, but also using as her developing studio. She showed me a box full of portraits of people who have managed to surpass the decaying infrastructure with a grassroots spirit.

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