Lakewinds announces grants to local farm groups – Chanhassen Villager: Business

… farming practices and to provide high-quality, natural food to our local communities is considerable,” says Dale Woodbeck, General Manager of Lakewinds Food Co-Op. “We hope that by easing this burden we are able to help them diversify their offerings and improve food quality and accessibility for our customers and communities.” Recipients of the grant use the funds to purchase new equipment, expand or upgrade their spaces, increase growing and storing capacity and more. Many groups also …

Oxygen absorbing material may allow us to breathe underwater

… material to provide pure oxygen to a person directly from the air, without the need of other equipment. Even more interestingly, the material may also be configured in a device that could absorb oxygen directly from water and allow a diver to stay submerged for long periods of time, without the need for bulky air tanks. “This could be valuable for lung patients who today must carry heavy oxygen tanks with them,” explains Professor McKenzie. “But also divers may one day be able …