Saturday Linkages: Black Soldier Flys, DIY Power Bars and CDFA Thugs are Killing Bees Again

DIY
How to Build a DIY Black Soldier Fly Composter (Video) : TreeHugger http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/how-build-diy-black-soldier-fly-composter-video.html …

Are You A Chicago Gardener? Take This Survey http://greenroofgrowers.blogspot.com/2013/02/are-you-chicago-gardener-take-this.html#.UTo_UPrAm4A.twitter …

My Solar Adventures- DIY solar and arduino projects: How to : DIY Solar Backpack with Solar Mobile phon… http://mysolaradventures.com/2012/06/how-to-diy-solar-backpack-with-solar.html?spref=tw …

Cookin’
How to Make Easy 3-Ingredient Energy Bars at Home Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-easy-3-ingredient-energy-bars-at-home-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-184306 …

Curly Parsley and Arugula Pesto http://www.foodinjars.com/2013/02/curly-parsley-and-arugula-pesto/ …

Bad Ideas Department
CDFA thugs killing bees: Pest versus pollinator? | News | Santa Maria Sun, CA http://www.santamariasun.com/news/9452/pest-versus-pollinator/#.UTo7chMwEko.twitter …

The American Plan to Build Nuclear Power Plants in the Ocean http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/paleofuture/2013/02/the-american-plan-to-build-nuclear-power-plants-in-the-ocean/#.UTfFax5lLoc.twitter …

Good Ideas Department
DRM Chair that works only 8 times: http://hackaday.com/2013/03/04/drm-chair-only-works-8-times/ …

Nature Blows My Mind! This 80,000-Year-Old Aspen Grove Clones Itself : TreeHugger http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/natural-sciences/nature-blows-my-mind-80000-year-old-aspen-grove-clones-itself/ …

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Saturday Linkages: Whole Systems, Critters and the Most Beautiful Garden in the World

Casey Cripe collage

Art by Casey Cripe

Casey Cripe’s “whole systems” collages and illustrations: http://boingboing.net/2013/02/27/casey-cripes-whole-systems.html …

Turn Down the City Lights and Make Streets Safer http://bloom.bg/XuXeCi 

Coping with Critters http://www.motherearthnews.com/Modern-Homesteading/Protect-Your-Home-From-Critters.aspx …

Is Antibacterial Soap Bad For You? (Part 1) http://shar.es/jrPgV 

Jeffrey Bale’s World of Gardens: The Kolymbetra Garden http://jeffreygardens.blogspot.com/2013/02/the-kolymbetra-garden.html?spref=tw …

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Saturday Linkages: Of Granola and Turlets

A stunning toilet

Granola
The New Granola http://nyti.ms/132CUM5

Coconut Quinoa Granola http://www.foodinjars.com/2013/02/coconut-quinoa-granola/ …

Foraging
Winter Purslane: http://dirttime.com/?p=2876

Potty Talk
Hey, Science: Can You Eat Your Own Poop? – http://gawker.com/5985723/can-you-eat-your-own-poop …

How to Install a Toilet | The Art of Manliness http://artofmanliness.com/2013/02/06/how-to-install-a-toilet/ …

DIY
Wax Seals: A History and How-To | The Art of Manliness http://artofmanliness.com/2013/02/13/wax-seals-a-history-and-how-to/ …

Emergency Bench http://www.dudecraft.com/2013/02/emergency-bench.html …

Bike flat tire repair kit inside tire levers: http://boingboing.net/2013/02/18/bike-flat-tire-repair-kit-insi.html …

Building a bottle tower for container gardening: http://youtu.be/-uDbjZ9roEQ 

A just plain cool garden design blog: http://jeffreygardens.blogspot.com

Do Everything Wrong And Still Bake Good Bread http://huff.to/UHEpMm 

Bad News Department
Citrus industry using insecticide deadly to bees: sulfoxaflor has surfaced again http://shar.es/YTAP7 

CISPA is back: worst Internet law since SOPA needs you to fight it! – Boing Boing http://boingboing.net/2013/02/18/cispa-is-back-worst-internet.html …

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food http://nyti.ms/154Tqde

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Saturday Linkages: Lemon Peels, Shrub, Duct Tape and the Art of Relaxing

air dried lemon peels

Air dried lemon peels from Food in Jars.

Preservin’
Air-Dried Lemon Peel http://www.foodinjars.com/2013/02/air-dried-lemon-peel/ …

Drinking Vinegars: The Other Kind of Shrub | Garden Rant http://gardenrant.com/2013/02/drinking-vinegars-the-other-kind-of-shrub.html …

EDC
Solutions for the Everyday Carry of Duct Tape | The Art of Manliness http://artofmanliness.com/2013/02/14/solutions-for-the-everyday-carry-of-duct-tape/ …

Relax!
Relax! You’ll Be More Productive http://nyti.ms/12dSHms

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Saturday Linkages: Forklift Furniture and Pickled Turnips

Pickled turnips–photo and recipe by The Domestic Man

Having some trouble with our blogging software this weekend–so Root Simple may look a little funky until we figure out what the problem is.

Cookin’
Kabees El Lift (Pickled Turnips) http://wp.me/pWGRR-YU 

DIY
Forklift Furniture: 10 DIY Projects for Used Wooden Pallets | Designs & Ideas on Dornob http://dornob.com/forklift-furniture-10-diy-projects-for-used-wooden-pallets/ …

Champions of wood planing: http://boingboing.net/2013/02/08/champions-of-wood-planing.html …

IKEA Hackers: IKEA featuring JBL http://www.ikeahackers.net/2013/01/ikea-featuring-jbl.html?spref=tw …

How to stock a minimalist kitchen: http://tinyrevolution.us/2010/12/08/how-to-stock-a-minimalist-kitchen/ …

Signs of the Apocalypse:
Pizza Hut China’s hot-dog-encrusted shrimp tempura pizza, with mayonnaise: http://boingboing.net/2013/02/06/pizza-hut-chinas-hot-dog-enc.html …

Yuckylicious: Salami Bouquet http://yuckylicious.blogspot.com/2013/02/salami-bouquet.html?spref=tw …

Urban Farm Magazine owner BowTie sold – Business – The Orange County Register http://www.ocregister.com/articles/bowtie-414242-fancy-company.html …

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