Small Garden in Delmar, NY

Action Plan Logo by Abby MacKenzie For my project, I want to implement a small vegetable garden in the backyard of my home in Delmar, NY. It will start out small, but grow over time. This garden is going to be accessible to the people in my home as well as the...

Toward a more productive, eco-friendly backyard

Action Plan Logo by Kellen Mahoney I grew up watching my dad put lots of resources into maintaining our yard with chemical inputs, insecticides, and lots of water, only to grow grass and flowers. My plan is to introduce my parents, for the first time, to gardening and...

Alluvian, article and short film

Action Plan Logo by Luke Watkins Alluvian is an online publication that is affiliated with the Environmental Studies and Sciences department at Ithaca College and is based in Ithaca, NY. I will be contribute at least one written piece (short story, news article, poem,...

Electricity Usage

Action Plan Logo by Connor Nowicki Hearing Hank talk about this project in his lecture made me want to measure my family’s electricity usage and figure out which appliances are sucking away electricity. My goal for this project is to reduce our electricity bill...

Pioneer Valley Work Exchange

Action Plan Logo by Sarah Zolondick My plan is to implement a work exchange Facebook page that allows people to exchange work for material goods, or work for other work. The idea is based on principle that community building and sustainable communities are more...

Fun Family Composting

Action Plan Logo by Teagan Wu I believe that the best place for me to start is with the soil. My action plan is to improve my family’s home composting system by building an outside wooden bin for compost storage and an indoor vermicomposting and worm tea system....

Backyard Vermicompost

Action Plan Logo by Kendra Allen The goal for my action plan is to create a vermiculture compost in my backyard that will help better enrich the soil in our garden. My family has composted in the past, but since moving and getting busy with other things, it has been...

Compost System for My Parents

Action Plan Logo by Sarah McCord For my action plan, I would like to help my parents set up a compost system for their food scraps. Click here to read Sarah’s full action plan. [tag ] [category action-plans] [pin 2079752350]