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Fabric from Singtex Industries uses waste coffee grounds. A single cup of coffee can yield two shirts or multiple bras! The fabrics are now being used for a new line of clothing features eco-friendly lingerie.
It has been said that Americans put ketchup on everything… but on cookies? no…and certainly not on Macarons… but Chef Pierre Herme’s took the challenge to make a cookie with ketchup. David Lebovitz converts the recipe from metrics and recreates them here: Pierre Herme’s Ketchup Macarons Ketchup Cookies Recipe | Yummly.
Might make an interesting holiday appetizer??
Looking for a digital device that will let you know when you need to buy more farm fresh eggs? – wherever you are
- Smart egg carton notifies you upon low egg inventory
- and has an LED indication of the oldest egg
I can’t wait to get a text from my egg cartons via The Egg Minder.
The garden installation, “Beyond Organic,” is intended to ignite inquiry about modern use of natural resources and its impacts on ecology and health. Although the use of pesticides and genetically modified organisms are a common practice,
“Beyond Organic” suggests natural alternatives. It blends together art, horticulture, and sustainable technologies. Using a simple hydroponic technique, 200 hanging vessels are filled with water, nutrients, and bricks of rock-wool. The garden adapts and changes to the indoor environment as it grows with no soil or natural light. Whimsical pink grow-lights shine on beans sprouting from this volcanic rock (rock-wool) that is melted and spun into a cotton candy-like consistency. This inviting and festive night-club atmosphere draws interest and inquiry.
Vikki Michalios makes work about environmental systems, and is inspired by ecological events, contemporary media coverage of them, or legends related to them.
Sowing Promise: Vikki Michalios
November 16 – December 14
Opening Reception November 16 7-10pm
Gallery Aferro, Liminal Space 73 Market Street, Newark NJ 07102
These plush bread sleeping bags and pillows allow you to fulfill your fantasy of being a dollop of jam between two slices of bread. The sets come with colored capes to become jam or chocolate. Design boom states you can also be a green vegetable but i don’t see that option on the website. Hmmmm…. No green capes to be a piece of lettuce? i will need to wait to order my plush bread pillow.
In this society we are used to rental services & leasing cars so why not rent a chicken?
“A Pennsylvania service will let you try before you buy — all accessories included.
Rent The Chicken will deliver two laying hens, a fully assembled coop, enough food to last the season, and a “quick guide” to caring for your new flock.
At the end of the rental period, the company will come and pick everything up — so you don’t have to worry about weatherizing the coop for winter.”