It seems that a house is not a home until you make your own bed. Our intrepid Vermont correspondent, Micah, has this to say about the phenomena:
Building our bed feels very Vermont. Bed building is almost a requisite for full Vermont citizenship. Everybody here is a woodworker or hobby woodworker. […]
Two drawings of mountains from our friend Micah Bornstein.
Micah and I have an ongoing letter correspondence about place. We discuss what it means to find one landscape in another? For example, seeing a mountain in a child’s toy, a pile of laundry, or a […]
User Design : Examples of public interventions by anonymous parties. These moments of visual disruption appeal to me.
P(H), an altered parking kiosk.
Green Mountain Mural. Seemingly unintentional painting.
A dumpster weather vane.
Collect the sun. Harness the wind. Alternative energy is exciting. I get excited. Though, maybe not as excited as this guy who works at the local coffee shop where I go, and is studying electrical engineering and solar […]
This post is part of a series by artist, present day naturalist, and extended MQ neighbor, Micah Bornstein. Bornstein lives in the Northern New England state of Vermont, where he thinks about local food, local ecology, and the social structures around these things. On a bi-monthly basis, he will be contributing text and images, […]
This post is part of a series by artist, present day naturalist, and extended MQ neighbor, Micah Bornstein. Bornstein lives in the Northern New England state of Vermont, where he thinks about local food, local ecology, and the social structures around these things. On a bi-monthly basis, he will be contributing text and […]
A while ago, when we lived in Urbana, IL, I made this poster with my friend Micah Bornstein. It is a hand carved wood block plate print, with letterpress type, printed on a Vandercook proofpress. It says, “Preserve” at the top and, “a kitchencentric life” at the bottom. We made the poster to […]
It’s been cold and snowy lately in Copenhagen, so I’ve been thinking about kitchen gardens (køkkenhaver). I’ve been working on a publication project with MQ friends, Micah and Rachel Bornstein. The pair is launching a small publishing imprint and I wrote a short piece on kitchen gardens, from the counter top […]
The Intervale Center juts out from one end of the town of Burlington, Vermont. It has a set of values that every community should be working towards:
Our mission is to strengthen community food systems. Since 1988, we’ve been dedicated to improving farm viability, […]
Radio Aktiv Sonic Deep Map (2013)
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Watch our interview of SeedBroadcast, a mobile project that is part seed library and part seed-saving-story-collecting machine-recording the stories of seed saving, farming, and food sovereignty work being done around the US.
BOOK: Deep Routes
Bonnie co-edited this collection of essays that reflect on who gets to define a region and what the struggles are in relation to being in a place and demanding social justice across many issues and terrains.
Download a poster Bonnie made about biodiversity in a vacant lot in the Amager borough of Copenhagen, in collaboration with biologist, Inger Kærgaard, ornithologist, Jørn Lennart Larsen and botanist, Camilla Sønderberg Brok: A BRIEF TAXONOMY OF A LOT
We made and installed a network of bat houses in Urbana, Illinois, to support the local and regional bat population, but also to begin a conversation about re-making the built environment.
We write often about artists and art groups that work with putting ‘culture’ back in agriculture. Here is a new favorite: myvillages, a group of three women based in Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK. Read more...
Post Revolutionary Exercises
We really admire the dedicated hard work of Kultivator who seeks to fuse agriculture and art in their work. Click this sentence to get a PDF of their poster collection called "Post Revolutionary Exercises."