Category Archives: Green Jobs

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective. This is a great article.  I resonate with many of the notions that Benjamin very eloquently and humbly describes.  Being from the land of ‘Big Internet Money,’ it has been challenging to

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective. This is a great article.  I resonate with many of the notions that Benjamin very eloquently and humbly describes.  Being from the land of ‘Big Internet Money,’ it has been challenging to

Designing a Photovoltaic System

Analyze Electrical Loads: To begin with it is important to understand the meaning of the word, ‘load.’  A load in the electrical sense means a circuit that is closed (i.e. switch flipped ‘on’) and is drawing electricity from a source

Designing a Photovoltaic System

Analyze Electrical Loads: To begin with it is important to understand the meaning of the word, ‘load.’  A load in the electrical sense means a circuit that is closed (i.e. switch flipped ‘on’) and is drawing electricity from a source

Colorado Aquaponics

Colorado Aquaponics has a great web page with lots of useful information. They provide classes in Colorado, as well as online.  They also have an online store and many more resources available on their web page. Here is the link to

Colorado Aquaponics

Colorado Aquaponics has a great web page with lots of useful information. They provide classes in Colorado, as well as online.  They also have an online store and many more resources available on their web page. Here is the link to

Aquaponic Gardening

Aquaponic Gardening is a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, growing fish and food together in a recirculating system. *Aquaponic gardening uses 90% less water than growing food in soil! *The waste from the fish is consumed by the plants who

Aquaponic Gardening

Aquaponic Gardening is a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, growing fish and food together in a recirculating system. *Aquaponic gardening uses 90% less water than growing food in soil! *The waste from the fish is consumed by the plants who

Grid Alternatives

   iii. Grid Alternatives, June 2013 to Present: Grid Alternatives is a non-profit that utilizes California State funding to provide solar energy systems to low-income families.  Two representatives from Grid Alt. came to our classroom to give a presentation.  Attending the

Grid Alternatives

   iii. Grid Alternatives, June 2013 to Present: Grid Alternatives is a non-profit that utilizes California State funding to provide solar energy systems to low-income families.  Two representatives from Grid Alt. came to our classroom to give a presentation.  Attending the

International Society of Arboriculture

The International Society of Arboriculture, or, ISA, is an organization that provides qualifications, certifications and continuing education for arboriculture professionals.  The website features everything from tree climbing to tree biology, as well as resources about how to get certified in

International Society of Arboriculture

The International Society of Arboriculture, or, ISA, is an organization that provides qualifications, certifications and continuing education for arboriculture professionals.  The website features everything from tree climbing to tree biology, as well as resources about how to get certified in

Solar Energy International

Solar Energy International, or, SEI, is an industry leader in photovoltaics.  They offer online workshops in both English and Spanish, as well as a free introductory course online.  You can also connect to workshops in your local area through them.

Solar Energy International

Solar Energy International, or, SEI, is an industry leader in photovoltaics.  They offer online workshops in both English and Spanish, as well as a free introductory course online.  You can also connect to workshops in your local area through them.