Posts Tagged ‘community’

‘On a Good Day’ (Metropolis): music video spotlights urban farming in Detroit

‘On a Good Day’ (Metropolis): music video spotlights urban farming in Detroit

October 06, 2010 An energy has been growing in Detroit lately – much of it around growing food. Spaces that were once burned out buildings and lots that nature has taken over are being renewed by individuals who are ready to reclaim their community. In this music video, you will get a glimpse of the […]

Sustainable Food: Earthen Path Organic Farm (video)

Sustainable Food: Earthen Path Organic Farm (video)

Organic farmer Steven Schwen plows a different path through life; one built of a strong connection to the land, without many of the trappings of modern life.

Lansing’s First Urban Farm

July 22, 2010 Urbandale – considered a food desert – on the east side of Lansing, MI. is creating and growing its first urban farm. The project was started by 2 MSU professors. With the help of residents and nearby community, it is taking shape and growing. Go to original post.

Carlo Petrini: Creating A Sustainable Community: Part 4 (video)

Carlo Petrini: Creating A Sustainable Community: Part 4 (video)

At the heart of this assessment is a stark warning. Human activity is putting such strain on the natural functions of Earth that the ability of the planet’s ecosystems to sustain future generations can no longer be taken for granted. —2005 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment To Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International, one of the […]

Where’s Food Alliance? Scavenger Hunt

Where’s Food Alliance? Scavenger Hunt

April 09, 2010 Do you remember scavenger hunts? It’s a popular party activity where participants get a list of tasks or items that need to be done or collected and a winner is determined after all is completed. Food Alliance, a nonprofit organization that provides third-party certification to address safe and fair working conditions, humane […]