Scott Lininger relishes the feeling he gets when he supports someone’s creative project on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter, one of many online platforms that allows people to pool small amounts of money with others across the country to fund a stranger’s idea.
In Colorado, a place well-known for outdoor recreation and being home to the Rocky Mountains and their wealth of flora and fauna, balancing the love of the outdoors with the mandates of the Wilderness Act may be of vital importance to the protection of these lands.
You´ve gone local with your food. You’ve gone local with your shopping. You know about the farmers’ markets and the benefits of supporting local businesses. And you know about recycling your plastics and your bottles. But what about the house you live in?
For people who understand compost but are unfamiliar with compost tea, the reaction to the microbial-rich liquid brewed from compost is oftentimes repulsion — that is, until they realize it is to be applied to plants and trees, and not ingested by humans.
For more than a decade, beekeepers around the country have experienced devastating honeybee losses, with some reporting losses as high as 80 percent. Not many industries can survive that magnitude of loss and still be in business to talk about it.
Boulder Weekly is celebrating the release of our summer edition of Boulderganic at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. This summer’s event is sponsored by Eco-Cycle and is being held at Rembrandt Yard, 1301 Spruce St. (just east of the Boulderado Hotel) and we want you to join us.