How to Afford Healthy Food

We all pretty much know that we should be eating organic produce, cutting down on dairy and meat consumption, and only buying as much food as we’re going to eat. But all of those things can be a lot easier said than done. Wikihow recently produced a nice checklist of ways to  eat healthy and…

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Growing by Fergal Smith

Have you been watching this series from Line 9 and Fergal Smith called “Growing”? It’s pretty much everything we are thinking about right now — farming and surfing. And it’s pretty epic. If you haven’t been keeping up or aren’t familiar at all, you should really watch from the beginning. The latest episode, #13 (!)…

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DIY Self-Watering Planter Bed

Here in California, we’re thirstier than ever. Our reservoirs are drying up and rainfall has his catastrophic lows. We’re doing our part to take shorter showers and wash dishes more consciously, but most of what drinks up the precious water that we have in our fine state is agriculture. This is a huge, possibly the…

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The Transparentsea Voyage

Happening tonight in Encinitas! The premiere of Justin Krumb and the Saltwater Collective’s latest activist surf movie “The Transparentsea Voyage.” The documentary highlights the efforts of a group of gifted athletes, musicians, celebrities and artists on a campaign aimed at focusing attention on coastal environmental issues. Experience the voyage from start to finish as the crew…

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Surf Craft at Mingei

San Diego is home to a surf museum, but this summer, surf craft has taken over another museum in the heart of our beloved Balboa Park (that’s where our largest museum institutions live). The Mingei International Museum, a two-story gallery who’s mission is to showcase folk art, craft and design from outside of the traditional…

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