Cranberry Salsa Recipe

Perfect for a last-minute holiday appetizer, New Year’s Eve party dip or any other occasion!  This berry-licious recipe was first tested at the Sustainahouse Thanksgiving potluck and met rave reviews. Feel free to try different things in it, and let us know how your experiment goes! Happy Holidays! 2 14-oz can whole berry cranberry sauce…

Last-minute gift that will last the whole year: a Coffee Thermos

Each year my mother spends the weeks after Thanksgiving repeatedly asking me what I want for Christmas, and I never know what to ask for! I usually don’t tell her and I end up getting socks, some books that aren’t on my desired reading list, and other things I don’t particularly want. So when my mother…

Did any bikes ever get impounded because of the proper parking campaign?

The Sustainability Office politely threatened to start impounding bikes locked on railing, trees, light posts and other places they aren’t supposed to park. Hundreds of bikes were tagged with informational reminders and the warning: starting October 11, improperly parked bikes will be impounded. So, were the bikes impounded?  Apparently not. Janet Moreland of the MU…

Get a job with urban agriculture!

Great news for job-seeking food lovers! The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture is currently accepting applications for three AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer positions in 2012.  Two of CCUA’s partners also have a VISTA position available, making the total five.  Below are links to the AmeriCorps VISTA website which has more information. Urban Farm Outreach (CCUA) Urban…

Catacombs Art Market showcases local talent

Nestled in the midst of the North Village Arts District, Artlandish Gallery may appear to be a quaint space as far as art galleries are concerned. But take one step inside the gallery and the expanse of artwork of all types- ceramics, pottery, paintings, photography and jewelry, just to name a few- make it apparent…

“Cars are totally pointless:” envisioning better transit for Mizzou

This is an editorial comment by Ian Thomas, the executive director of the PedNet Coalition. It ran in the coalition’s newsletter and is republished here, with permission, because of its relevance to the Mizzou and Columbia community. Ames, Iowa is a city of 89,000 residents, which includes 30,000 students at Iowa State University – not…