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PhD in living off-grid?

Here are two University press releases issued today that may be useful if you live in Iowa or Texas. DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 3 — Drake University issued the following news release: A free seminar for women farmers and food-based … Continued



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Class of its own

The first off-grid classroom with a revolutionary solar-powered rainwater harvesting and filtration system, has been opened.  Exclusive Benenden School in the UK, a girls-only boarding school, launched the classroom last term as a place to conduct field studies of nature … Continued

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Wish we thought of that!

The rainbeers are coming! An Atlanta Brewery which was making beer from rainwater has been told to stop gathering  the water by city officials.  Probably encouraged by Miller lite and other big brewers, the EPA and officials at the local … Continued

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Roll out the rain barrel

Rainwater harvesting is legal in Colorado – but still hedged about with too many rules – most people ignore the law and just gather the water they need