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i'm visiting wheaton labs, whattya wanna see???

 
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So I will be visiting Wheaton Labs a few days after christmas!!! I am planning on shooting some video while I am there. Anything specific people want to see video of?

I am not promising everything requested will get done as I will only be there for one full day. But I will try to get as much as possible!


 
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I would like to see photos taken in the same position as other older photos so we can see the changes that have been made already plus any chance we could see such changes over time on googol earth ?

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Gappers giving us a tour of their favorite things!
 
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I would like to see the inside of a wofati.

I would also like to see any electric vehicles in motion, and any solar set ups that you have.

Is there in the ground storage of roots, fruit , veg?

ANy mushroom patches?
Thanks,
John S
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Maybe a quick introduction video for each person at the Lab. Like a video version of Hi my name is Penny and I eat pickles in Moose Jaw (yeah I know it should start with a "P" like maybe Ponoka or Pennsylvania, but I really like Moose Jaw). If they can include a quick "what I do here" too, that would be awesome.
 
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Could you shoot a video starting from the highest point on the property and then follow the path of the water down to the lower parts of the property? It would be neat to see what changes as you move downhill.

Can you talk to "the locals" about micro-climates on the property and how that relates to the plans for the future there?

Maybe document what's NOT working well and ask for suggestions on how to make it work better?

Pie eating contest?






 
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Cool idea Cassie!

Maybe a kind of a 'day in the life of wheaton labs in december' sort of scenario. Just kind of capture whatever is happening in the moment.

Although Craig's suggestion of a pie eating contest is also very alluring.

 
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Please may we see how the hugelkultur mounds and the swales are doing?
 
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I'd like to see as much wofati as I can. Interviews of the people living there.

Plantings, Hügels, Swales, animals, stuff.

Thank you Cassie!
 
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"Please may we see how the hugelkultur mounds and the swales are doing?"

Seconded! Thanks, Cassie.
 
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Great idea Cassie!
I too, would love to see the lay of the land. Try to get an idea of what the area is like. I realize it is Winter so green things are near nonexistant.

Mike

P.S. I love your video diary/blog.
 
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Don't forget the pooper and the giant outdoors urinal!

We wanna see EVERYTHING.
 
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Thank a bunch, Cassie! I'm interested in seeing what you're interested in seeing ;) Looking forward to 'our' visit.
 
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How about wofati with temps displayed - differentials you know ? IT must be very cold up there in december & one of my fave videos was at Ernie's Rocket Stove cabin in Canada (?)

If anyone is growing food there now & if so what & how ?

Thanks for doing this !!
 
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I attended a family xmas eve dinner last night and the living room big screen tv featured 'the fireplace channel'. It occurred to me that some permie could do a rocket mass heater parody of this, somehow.
 
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I appreciate everyone's MS-PAINT map drawing skills, but sometimes it is hard to get a sense of scale between the different features at Base Camp.
I think a walk through showing you walking to the different areas. (Or driving if it's too cold)
 
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little sneak peak pic from my visit. can't wait to show you guys all of the video



 
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For each of the projects in this video, I will post a separate video explaining them in more depth. I will release over the next few months so you have that to look forward to!
 
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Thanks Cassie,
You rock!
John S
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Very nice Cassie
It was good to put some faces to names also .

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