Understanding and Exploring the Role of Balance in Our Relationship with the Natural World is a critical 21st Century skill.
Rick and I had been searching for a house in Old Towne East (a downtown residential neighborhood in Columbus, OH) for a few years. We talked about what we wanted to do with a house, and what it would be…
This was our original inspiration for starting Mezzacello. We had vision, but no funds. Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson
Urban Farm, urban problems vandals, theft and working out the path of sustainability and ecosystems. We rebuild and keep working.
Water is one of the holy trinity of resources in an urban ecosystem, alongside biomass, and flora and fauna.
A big hole, bigger dreams, some resources, disasters, and a summer later, we have a pond. And there were ducks.
In place composting like you see in nature on the forest floor. A lasagna garden. That is this lesson.
I have consigned myself that I have built this pond on the site of an ancient Indian burial ground, and is cursed by malevolent spirits.