Gallery: Victory Gardens and the Sustainable Living Roadshow

 

I was one of many folks who toured the country in a veggie-fueled bus several years ago, when biodiesel was becoming more well-known. The concept of a fuel made from a waste product was so exciting that it produced Straight Vegetable Oil caravans that traveled the country, celebrating the new green fuel and the art of living sustainably. Times have changed a bit.

The issue of green living has become much more complex. How sustainable is a fuel if rainforest was cleared to plant its feedstock? How sustainable is an organic orange if it traveled 3,000 miles to get to you? I’m about to go on the road again, this time with a group seeking to address these issues: the Sustainable Living Roadshow. It’s an eco-carnival, a roadworthy green festival, a grown-up veggie caravan. The launch party is today, and it’s partnered with another great local-living organization: Victory Gardens 2008.

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  1. Le Truc's Bustaurant Se... November 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    […] Of all the ways to repurpose a smoggy old school bus, this is among the best. The bus has undergone a burly professional buildout – the inside has two long comfy benches for eating on the go, while the back half has been fashioned into a commercial-grade kitchen. The conversion also includes skylights, for some lovely natural light, and some high-quality appliances and classic detailing. […]

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