Did you know that some trees secrete a toxin that prevents other plants from growing around them? Or that some … Continue reading The Wonders of Woodworking
This NY Times article, Exhausted by a House That Saves Energy: Was It Too Soon to Be Sustainable?, was floating around the … Continue reading Humble Abode or Glorified Creation?
With winter weather comin’ in hot…or I guess starting to cool off quite a bit, the residents at UM FLAT … Continue reading FLAT Winter is Coming!
One year. One full academic year at the FLAT. What a journey it’s been. The ups. The downs. The laughter and the tears. The activities and the quiet, the heat and the blizzards. The UM FLAT, in it’s fifth official year, made moves. It was a year of action, of community-building, and of fun. Lots of it. Peep our photo essay below from some of the highlights, to give you an idea of what the FLAT was up to. You build a community of intention, action and support, and you change the world. Simple.
EVST Orientation. New students arrived to the FLAT to meet each other and faculty, to start their new academic journey.
One of our dark haired, witty, and charmingly brilliant residents here at the FLAT has been crunching the numbers on … Continue reading It’s Not Murder If You Kill-a-Watt
This spring break a couple UM FLAT residents left on an adventure for lush, green conditions in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette … Continue reading FLATmates storm the CASL
If you had asked ten-year-old me what baking soda and vinegar are good for, I would have peered into my … Continue reading The Art of Resilience: Baking soda and vinegar aren’t just for volcanoes.