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Joshua Feyen
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Social Media Specialist | Urban Farmer | Blogger | Community Builder | Community Gardener | Permaculture designer
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Most significant moment in Paru Paru, Peru
The second week of my time in Peru was spent in the Cusco region, where the Inca wonders such as the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu are located. Just an hour outside Cusco is an entirely underappreciated region called "Potato Park." This video shares my imp...

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My most significant moment while in Arequipa
Yes - The Urbane Farmer has been away, far, far away. Like, Peru. I spent three weeks in Peru as part of a three credit international engagement elective class for my Masters program. I don't have a lot of time right now so I'm simply going to share a link ...

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My February Family Reunion
I attended the Wisconsin Garden Expo for the first time in 2014. At that time I admonished all of my gardening friends for not having told me about this amazing annual event in my backyard. I mean, it's warm, green, full of people and a respite from Februar...

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SUN PWRD
We finally received our vanity license plate today! I've always eschewed vanity plates, but guess I couldn't resist the confluence of new car + electric car + solar panels on the house. We charge our car overnight at our house which (obviously) doesn't use ...

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BONUS - The Electric Vehicle Owner’s Talking Points
This is the bonus in my series on gas tax, roadbuilding and electric vehicles. You can find links to the other parts at the bottom of this post. Download a printable PDF from here. The gas tax does not fully fund road building and maintenance.Since the inte...

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Part 8 - Conclusion
This is the eighth in a eight-part series on gas tax, roadbuilding and electric vehicles. You can find links to the other parts at the bottom of this post. Innovation (and a few of these blog posts) has laid bare the fact that making drivers compensate the ...

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Part 7 - The Truth is, Gas Taxes Don't Actually Paying for Road Construciton and Repairs
This is the seventh in a eight-part series on gas tax, roadbuilding and electric vehicles. You can find links to the other parts at the bottom of this post. Of all the reading and research I did for this series, what I found most interesting is that gas tax...

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Part 6 - Some States Experiment With New Ways to Fund Roads
This is the sixth in a eight-part series on gas tax, roadbuilding and electric vehicles. You can find links to the other parts at the bottom of this post. In 2013, Oregon lead the way with a voluntary “usage tax” program. Using either a GPS-device (kind of ...

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Part 5 - Actual Impact of Electric Vehicles
This is the fifth in a eight-part series on gas tax, roadbuilding and electric vehicles. You can find links to the other parts at the bottom of this post. While plug-in hybrids and full electric vehicles (EVs) have gained considerable momentum since the Che...
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