Root to Stalk Cooking: Discovering a new way of looking at vegetables

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We all want to eat more vegetables, yet cooking with them produces a lot of waste. Tara Duggan, author of ''Root to Stalk Cooking: The Art of Using the Whole Vegetable (Ten Speed, 2013), and a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer, will demonstrate how to get more out of each vegetable purchase, with ideas for being more creative, getting more flavor, saving money, and reducing waste. She'll show you how to use the parts of vegetables that are usually thrown away--chard stalks, fennel stalks, carrot tops and even apple peels--in inventive recipes.



Meet Modio, a new app that lets you design and print your own toys at home

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Modio, it's the new app that lets you design & customize incredible creatures and turn them into toys using a desktop 3D printer. Easy to use drag and drop functionality lets you build creatures, characters and constructs free-form or from pre-designed templates. Customization features including surface textures let you personalize your creation and then, with the press of a button, your parts are magically sorted by color and prepped to print. So the app is fun but the outcome is also outstanding. With Modio, you get to play! These creations are printed bit by bit and designed to snap together and provide some pretty amazing pose-ability.


Healthy Soil, Healthy Plants, Healthy Harvest

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I will be speaking in depth on soil fertility, organic gardening or farming as it relates to soil health and sustainability. How to build fertile soil and what are the important factors that need to be considered in order to achieve success in the garden and have a healthy harvest. nSpeaking about how microbial elements in the soil help break down the nutrients the plants need to thrive and what those elements are. Focusing on following the path nature established and mimicking those elements in your garden or farm to achieve the best possible conditions for your plants to thrive and be healthy to help resist disease and pests. n





Mushroom Cultivation

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This presentation will provide faire goers all they need to know to go home and start growing mushrooms! Hands on will be offered all day both days of the faire at our booth to reinforce what is taught in the presentation. nWe will also offer folks the chance to make their own kit to take home so they can get started right away!






Your Sustainable Home Brewery: Crash Course In Building it and Using it

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Presented by the author of the new book Sustainable Homebrewing, this workshop will focus on making choices for equipment and ingredients that are kind to the environment when setting up a home brewery. Also, the best techniques for brewing sustainably will be discussed as part of an overview of home brewing. A good summary of the key steps to making good beer will be included. Some hands on features can be included if the workshop is held at the location of the Sustainable Homebrewing Exhibit.


The Being Booth

Exhibit

The Being Booth is an ethereal 20'x20' shimmering space that invites you to walk through and become present, to yourself, your surroundings and other beings. Bring your curiosity, discipline and courage for powerful results.


castAR

Exhibit

castAR is the premier projected augmented reality system. With the look and feel of sunglasses, castAR lets multiple users see and manipulate holographic-like images, all while still being visually grounded in the real world.



10 Wifi Projects with Raspberry Pi

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The Raspberry Pi loves Wifi. Using it to scan wifi traffic is fun and educational. With a few off the shelf components the possibilities, and projects, are endless
This presentation will cover mobile and in-home projects including:nn* Record and analyze wifi trafficn* Identify nearby access points and clientsn* Listen for rogue access points and scannersn* Use a spectrum analyzer to watch wifi signalsn