The Ghost Foundations of Mezzacello
Since 1868 when the house was built, there have been three houses built and destroyed here to the south of us. The foundations remain.
Fear, Necessity, Economics and the Future
Hence Mezzacello Exists. This is a reflection on the past, the present, and the future.
Sustainability and Renewal
The secret to sustainability is finding ways to reintegrate waste and produce more than you started with. Repeat and add diversity.
Animal Harvest Day at Mezzacello
This one is a bit grim, but super important if you want animals in your ecosystem and not just pets. Everything matters.
When you start something new like an entire garden system with multiple gardens and systems, things surprise you, like the fishy business.
The Boy Scouts Were Right; Always Be Prepared
I found a duck on a clutch of eggs and rather than act right then to help, I did the wrong thing. Be a boy scout.
Harvest, Hunger, and the Art of Preservation
The harvesting of food is the single greatest chore in urban farming, the next greatest is preserving it!
Lesson: Ecosystem Anomalies
This is a fun search and ID lesson where students work in teams with a hula hoop to take surveys on ecosystems to find a mystery.