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Kent Nixon
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  • Fort Collins, CO
  • United States
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Kent Nixon replied to David Braden's discussion Greenhouses, Aquaponics, Animal Husbandry in the group Front Range Gardeners
"Have you looked into David Blume's book "Alcohol can be a gas"? In it he describes an integrated system using spent grains from a brewery, used as a substrate for growing mushrooms, then fed to fish (grain with mycelium), along with…"
Nov 22, 2010
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Nov 22, 2010
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May 16, 2010
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Jan 17, 2010
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Jan 17, 2010
Kent Nixon replied to David Olivero's discussion To cover or not to cover in the group Front Range Gardeners
"You could do some hoop houses with clear plastic, or I used strawbales with clear plastic for a cold frame. The soil in there is thawed out with some tiny kale that I planted in early december. Last year I uncovered the bed to dethaw early, but it…"
Jan 17, 2010
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Aug 10, 2009
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Jun 19, 2009

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
I am involved in a community farm project at Lee Martinez Farm.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I can see that we are all coming together as communities and the more ways we can meet people of a similar spirit, the more we can be inspired.
What background and skills do you bring to this community?
I practice japanese acupuncture, chinese herbology, and cranio-sacral therapy. I can consult on permaculture design, rainwater catchment, grey water, ponds, backyard poultry, composting, adobe building, earth plaster, watershed management, and earth energy dowsing.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement?
I can continue a dialogue amongst community members and city government on issues of local food and economy.
Your Favorite Books/Websites/Blogs/RSS Feeds for Information about the Transition Movement
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
Suggestions you have for improving our Registration questions. Getting to know you better.
I think the first one should be removed, most of are new here it seems.

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At 4:03pm on May 16, 2010, allan werthan said…
Hello Kent - You are invited to a free presentation at the Harmony branch library in Fort Collins on Wednesday May 22 at 7 PM:

"Cultivating vibrant community through year round organic gardening with sustainable practices and renewable energy resources"
spirited discussion to follow

hope to see you there,
At 11:23pm on March 17, 2009, Janaia Donaldson said…
Hi Kent~ glad you like these Peak Moment conversations (videos). Thanks for posting them here. You might want to add the conversation with your fellow Coloradoer Michael Brownlee, too! And given your interests, there's a new show on creating a home graywater system.

If possible, we'd appreciate your linking to the programs on our website ( or adding the home page ( so folks know these are from Peak Moment TV and there are many more where these came from. We're happy to have you post as many as you wish! ~ Janaia
At 8:19pm on January 13, 2009, Kelly said…
Hi Kent nice you meet you Welcome to Transition.
We would love to have another member of Transition Fort Collins. You can find us under Groups. Also Do you have any connections to city gov't? Cuz I would love to get some people on that level involved in this.

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