After Zach Yohannes’ initial frenzied weeks of constructing and setting up Gro-Mart, accompanied by a series of problems that needed solving and were solved, a sort of routine has emerged. Zach is prototyping indoor, vertical agriculture in an old packing shed on his family’s farm, trying to determine what works [...]
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Investigating Attitudes toward Nature
By Caroline Hodge. Caroline is a junior currently studying abroad in India.
If you’d asked me four years ago what an environmentalist’s job is, I would have been quick to tell you that their main responsibility is preserving nature. Environmentalists are charged with the noble task of keeping the Sierra Nevada, the Amazon rainforest, and countless other natural landforms in the world, [...]
Outside of the office building where I have spent my summer internship, there is a painted utility box, as can be found in countless neighborhoods undergoing revitalization efforts. This one caught my eye, though, because instead of a generic sunrise, flower motif, or abstract pattern, this painting taught me something. [...]