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A Memory Grows in Brooklyn

On the Occasion of my Father's 80th Birthday in Brighton Beach.


The Last Quixote - In Memory of Brother Blue - An Appreciation

The Last Quixote - In Memory of Brother Blue - An Appreciation
By Seth J. Itzkan


A Global Strategy for Addressing Global Climate Change

Excerpts from: A Global Strategy for Addressing Global Climate Change, by Allan Savory

350 Event - Boston Underwater Festival

International Day of Climate Action - October 24, 2009 - Columbus Park, Boston, MA


Holistic Management Workshop: Day 1

You probably think of small time dairy farming as an idyllic 18th century occupation with Amish practitioners far removed from contemporary science, politics, and economics.  Well, in certain ways, in may be idyllic, but it here at Hendricks Farm in Telford, Pennsylvania, this family run business is no laggard.  They are setting a precedent for how to run a farm that is ecologically restorative, profitable, and fun to be around.  Without the use of pesticides, hormones, or grain feed, they are raising healthy cows while growing grass and replenishing the soils that were devestated by the th

"Houston After Oil", ASPO 2007 Presentation

Seth Itzkan, speaking at the "Houston After Oil" session of the Association for the Study of Peak and Gas (ASPO) 2007 conference in Houston. 

 Segment 1: Introductory rewards, building designs for low energy. Example is the Forbes Lofts Development in Chelsea, Massachusetts, outside of Boston.

Living Machines for Wastewater Treatment

These are photos, illustrations, and data from my work with Living Machines for wastewater purification. The projects include the South Burlington Vermont Living Machine, The Chinquapin School living machine / outdoor classroom in Highlands Texas, and Bayer Chemical Plant living machine in Baytown Texas.

Shiitake Bloom - September 2006

After a dry summer in Maryland, we woke up one day with a major shiitake bloom. These mushrooms are very good to eat and were as much as 9 inches in diameter. These logs were inoculated two years before and had bloomed once before, about a year earlier. See also the bright red and yellow reshi mushrooms which were grown on a sawdust mixture. Reshi is an excellent immune system enhancer noted for helping AIDS victims.