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Republics of Sunshine: greenhouses in winter!

Just as the days have begun to lengthen since the winter solstice, I have begun to grow towards my gardens and Morgan’s marvelous comments make me appreciate greenhouses all the more. Even better, he’s identified several locations and people in the green!

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“Even though this planet is round, there are just too many spots where you can find yourself hanging onto the edge, unless there’s some space, some place to take a breather for a while.”  –Gloria Naylor

Imagine a warm, nurturing place where everybody knows your name.  As we peer closer, we see our highest ideals practiced.  In this place, our society’s tools, rituals, skills, values and harvest align with nature.  Real human needs are met on multiple levels.  We might call such places republics of sunshine.  We’ll visit some in Brooklyn.  They exist both at institutional and community scales.  

          When you love the outdoors, the seasons pass like jazz quartets play.  It’s live every time you step outside.  When winter winds replace summer percussion, plants either sleep or bop to Mama nature’s beat indoors.  Let’s explore this multi-generational culture that thrives beneath glass and clear plastic held up…

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