Posts Tagged ‘Growing & Raising Food’

An Urban Farm Sprouts in the Heart of Shenzhen

January 14, 2010 Great visualization: A plot of land, in the middle of downtown Shenzhen, China, that shows people where their food comes from and the importance of agriculture lands…now, and especially in the future. The add-joining map of the vicinity is to scale with the plot. via @inhabitat Go to Original Post…

Failure to Cultivate: A Response to Caitlin Flanagan on School Gardens

Failure to Cultivate: A Response to Caitlin Flanagan on School Gardens

Chef Kurt Michael Friese, owner and publisher of Edible Iowa River Valley, writes about the importance of school gardens and what children may learn from doing so.

WWOOF USA: Elm Oyster Inoculation (video)

WWOOF USA: Elm Oyster Inoculation (video)

The Mushroomery in Lebanon, Oregon is where we find owners Dustin and Jen, and a whole house full of WWOOFers.

Red Truck Farm

Red Truck Farm

As I drive across this quiet stretch of river on the small, two-lane bridge to Sauvie Island, leaving for now the city of Portland not so far behind, I want to write the story of Red Truck Farm, a 1/2-acre vegetable and dry bean farm dedicated to growing organic food for the local community. I […]

Manual Fruit Tree Pollination-Dusting-Part 3

Manual Fruit Tree Pollination-Dusting-Part 3

“WWOOF! The Movie” is about a collective of organizations that go by the acronym WWOOF: World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. My wife and I have traveled around the globe for the last 5 months and videotaped our experiences within the organizations of France, Japan, Italy, and India. The tentative delivery date for the whole sha-bang […]