F. Scott Fitzgerald; Photographer Unknown.
Upcycling’s Upshot: How Urban Mushroom Farmers Turned Scavenging into a Business
Two Cal grads turned an idea that sprouted up in a business ethics class into a sustainable, waste-free business. Their two main ingredients: mushrooms and coffee grounds.
So awesome. I’ve given their kits to a few people as gifts. This is very much worth the read.
Street Art of the Day: As part of an ongoing effort to “track all the ways [Bank of America] is bankrupting America,” activists with the Rainforest Action Network and The New Bottom Line affixed non-adhesive protest stickers to some 85 BoA ATMs throughout San Francisco.
The stickers replaced the traditional menu items with “a list of everything BoA customers’ money is being used for, including investment in coal-fired power plants, foreclosure on Americans’ homes, bankrolling of climate change, and paying for fat executive bonuses.”
I was going to excerpt a few quotes from this video, but the whole thing’s so damn good, you’re going to have to just commit 12 minutes of your time. You’ll be a better person for it. I promise.
Nicely played, Jay. As usual.
jsmooth… so so so perf. i love this man.
This is Lady Pink, one of the only female graffiti artists active in the ’80s. Jenny Holzer, famous for her feminist postmodern “Truisms,” designed this shirt and Lady Pink wore it around NYC. (via intifada)