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2011-02-18 07:10:00

Dervaes Family Pursues a Legally Protected Legacy PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dervaeses are a family of four--a father, Jules, and three adult children, Anais, Justin and Jordanne, who own a small non-profit business devoted to environmental education. On a city lot, in the densely urban setting of Pasadena, Calif., they are trying to live a simple life using unique values developed over the last 25 years. Annually, they can harvest up to 7,000 pounds of...

2011-01-20 11:10:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has created a new homesteading program that taps the desire for self-sufficiency and a return to simpler living. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) "The emerging generation is looking to break the current economic model," said Shelley White, Interim Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education. "People are choosing to make their own...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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