Author Archives: Jodi

Stories from the Kalahari Part 4: Fashion & Function

Part 1: Stories from the Kalahari Part 2: Language Part 3: Living Locally Part 5: Springhare for Breakfast I really like the outfits the women wear in the Kalahari. Reallylike them. I asked one of the women there 3 times if she … Continue reading

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Stories from the Kalahari Part 3: Living Locally

Part 1: Stories from the Kalahari Part 2: Language Part 4: Fashion & Function Part 5: Springhare for Breakfast I was born, raised and am living in Orange County California, home to over 3 million people spread out over 800 … Continue reading

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Stories from the Kalahari: Jodi’s Blog Part 2, Language

Stories From the Kalahari: Part 1 We were welcomed warmly by our hosts, guides and new friends from the Kalahari. Everyone spoke different languages and we were fortunate to be accompanied by Niljke, a translator who grew up with the … Continue reading

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Permaculture Course at Fairview Gardens

Permaculture Flyer Instructor: Toby Hemenway  Director of The Center for Pattern Literacy Learn to create sustainable living In Urban and Suburban Environment The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens  PERMACULTURE Urban Sustainablilty   72 hour certification course + lectures + tours + films + guest … Continue reading

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Forest Kindergarten: Caroline’s Blog Part 2

Linkto Forest Kindergarten Caroline’s Blog: Part 1  Wednesday, June 6, 2012, O’Neill Regional Park The sky was filled with warm sunshine, busy winged creatures and colorful flying foxes whizzing by. We made an end of the year toy out of … Continue reading

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8th Grader to install Rainwater Garden at School!

Earthroots is honored to be providing on campus ecological education at the Journey School in Aliso Viejo as one of their Green Partners. OC Register Article Aliso Viejo Patch Article CBS 2 News Clip 8th Grade Student, Cyriene Adams inspired … Continue reading

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OC Homeschool Student builds a Cob Oven!

A letter from Nancy Berkson, mother of Soleil. Hi Jodi, I thought you would be interested in seeing Soleil’s latest project.  This semester we are studying the Torah and for our big project we built a cobb oven, just like … Continue reading

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Evan’s Garden: Evan’s Blog

Tracks in the Mud Our homeschool class explored Trabuco Creek on October 26. We found an area with cracked mud that held lots of clear animal animal tracks. Do you know whose feet made these? Cactus Fruits, Yarrow, and Spiderwebs … Continue reading

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Warren Brush: Local & Global Permaculture, October 5

 In partnership with Transition Laguna Beach, SEEDS and the Anneliese School, Earthroots is honored to welcome international permaculture teacher Warren Brush to Laguna Beach! Just returning from Jordan where he co-taught at the International Permaculture Convergence with Bill Molison, Geoff … Continue reading

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Forest Kindergarten: Caroline’s Blog

Caroline Colesworthy co-instructs Earthroots Forest Kindergarten program with Jeannie Lee & Meg Hiesinger. Caroline’s Blog gives you a glimpse of the magical days of Forest Kindergarten. Wednesday April, 25, 2012, Upper Newport Estuary Muth Interpretive Center What was predicted to … Continue reading

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