Thursday, March 04, 2010

Cafe Thoughts

I'm trying to write more on the Jaaga blog. For now I'm going to cross post here as well.

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I spent sometime in Auroville last week and got my farm-on at Solitude Farm. Periodically, I need to do this to remember that sustainability and how we live and what we eat is important and shouldn’t get lost in the practical details of how we’re going to deal with water proofing.

Several people volunteering there were associated with CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) projects around the world. CSA is great because it creates a tighter bond between food growers and food eaters. I’d really like to explore how the Jaaga cafe could facilitated this connection to local farmers as well. It could be a simple matter of doing research and sourcing our veggies from local farms we really like. We could also be a CSA drop off point, or have an organic food coop. …

1 comment:

Jennifer said...

Hi Freeman,
I find your photos and your exploration and experimentation with sustainable architecture and sustainable communities fascinating.
Would like to be in touch around some of your projects in India and elsewhere.
Jennifer Kane
Silicon Valley Community Foundation