Gandhi Institute In The News!

Oct 6, 2014 by

The M. K. Gandhi Institute (whose offices were built with the help of members of the Little Flower’s fellow co-op, Ant Hill) is taking a strong stand to stop violence in the community, and the media are taking notice:  read the Time Warner feature article here. Recent instances of violence were addressed at the Institute’s 4th annual celebration this Sunday. Said Institute Director Kit Miller, “We have young people teaching young people,” through the institutes’ nonviolence clubs. The pilot program in its second year and is offered at select city and suburban schools, where teens are taught and teach each other Martin Luther King’s and Gandhi’s ways of non-violence. The clubs meet weekly. “We’re getting the kids skilled up and trying to get them to think critically about violence first and getting them to think critically...

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Life On The Farm (with LFC)

Sep 20, 2014 by

The LFC got a mention recently in the GVOCSA newsletter, which is worth reading in itself.  So we thought we’d share: Farm Update August 25, 2014 From Ammie Chickering, Peacework Farm All of the field tomatoes now have late blight except for “Defiant”, which was bred to be late blight resistant. On Friday, we picked all of the green tomatoes that looked good from the 3 varieties that had shown some resistance to the blight. By today, blight spots were showing on several. We will continue to monitor them and throw out the ones showing blight. If there are enough left by this Thursday & Sunday, we will put them in your shares. Please use them quickly. If blight spots develop, cut them out. The rest of the tomato should be fine if it feels...

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Capoeira!

Jul 1, 2014 by

Yes! Capoeira Angola Quintal Rochester is bringing a FREE capoeira mini-workshop and roda to Little Flower’s Sunday brunch! Don’t miss it! https://www.facebook.com/events/1505303486350025/ And for more on CAQ’s ongoing classes in Rochester, please visit...

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Little Flower Wish List

Jan 13, 2014 by

Hey, Flower Fans! Your favorite cooperative has just updated its Wish List. Got stuff you’re currently not using? Contact us! We may be looking for it. (We’ll barter, too, if you’re looking for something in turn.) Check out our full lists of wants and needs at The Little Flower Wish List page, and give us a...

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The Bay Way!

Dec 12, 2013 by

The Little Flower isn’t the only co-operative in the vanguard.  Check out the new article on intentional communities in the Bay Area that just appeared in the New York Times fashion section: “The Embassy is one of many “intentional communities,” a tech-savvy, not particularly politicized version of communes, which are being flocked to by 20- and 30-somethings in the Bay Area, where shared living became popular in the 1960s. By the count of Ms. Schingler, who is starting an urban real estate development company focused on collaborative living, there are about 50 spaces similar to the Embassy officially operating in and around San Francisco. “While each has its own quirks, they all aspire to foster creativity, fuel entrepreneurial endeavors and collaboration and make life generally more exciting.” See the whole story at the New...

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