Pull Up a Chair: Tote That Barge, Shovel That Snow

By: Saturday March 19, 2011 5:00 am

The sun is shining; the sky is blue, the snow is filthy and I think it might just be moving toward spring. Aunt Toby is in Upstate New York. Do I wait for the sun to do all of its work, melt the snow, warm up the ground and then maybe I can plant some cool weather stuff?



FDL Movie Night: Dirt! The Movie

By: Monday February 15, 2010 5:00 pm

Perfect for Lupercalia, the Roman festival for fertility and health, we give you Dirt! The Movie, a whimsical, intellectual, witty and cautionary look at the life sustaining mix of minerals and microorganisms that coat our planet like a skin.

Where would we be without dirt–well gosh we wouldn’t be. Mud is matrix of life, it grows our food, it can build our homes. Man and microbes share paragraphs of the same DNA..ashes to ashes, dust to dust, we are dirt.

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