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Kem Graduation

Pursuing Personal Quality – A Welcome to the Sahqara Generation

The continent is Africa (Meritah). A full moon has risen early in a still sunlit sky. A village compound with a carpenter on a low stool in the center of the yard building a large frame using raffia bamboo. The carpenter’s seven year old son enters the yard and starts this conversation. “Tapsei, Papa (Good […]

Kem Life

Community Gardens in Chicago

Food is one of the most vital and basic necessities for any human being. Yet, today, too many Americans are lacking knowledge and/or interest about how to grow it for themselves. The dramatic disconnect between humans and food, the very thing that supports our existence, puts so many people, knowingly or not, in a vulnerable […]

Survivor's Notebook

Starting Your Garden: Deciding What To Plant

Now that you’ve answered the first five questions (See the previous issue, volume 15.4, on sunnysidemagazine.org for details), the next question you want to know is “How much should I plant?” Use this rough guide to figure out what 10 running feet of each vegetable will yield over the growing season. Plus, there will be […]

Kem Life

Return to the Origins Welcome The Debasah Generation

We say that life evolves as a cycle.  That which was lost today may be found tomorrow. At The Earth Center, we are working to reclaim what was lost to so many of us. For years, people of the modern societies have been pursuing what is easy and comfortable, thinking that we will gain something […]

Feature Story

BEFORE YOU PLANT: The Top 5 Questions To Ask Yourself

If you’ve been considering starting a garden this year, now is the time to start planning. If this is your first time starting a garden, here are some basic questions to ask before you start.