January 28, 2011 The last Saturday in January is National Seed Swap Day, which for 2011 is tomorrow, January 29th. Several communities hold their own seed swap on this day. It’s an opportunity to meet up with other seed enthusiasts and swap seeds. “The first annual Washington Gardener Seed Exchange was held on January 26, […]
January 25, 2011 You ever notice the fervor in the air this time of year when it comes to seeds? Seed catalogs in hand, calendar at the ready, and garden plans ready to be filled out with the potential new harvest. It’s an exciting time of the year for any food grower, and watching recent […]
December 30, 2010 Dr. Vandana Shiva attended this year’s Velo-City 2010 Conference, held in Denmark last June. Outside, amidst bicycles, people, and sunshine, she answered questions posed by Sustainable Cities ™ about qualities, most promising initiatives, and challenges facing cities to be more sustainable. “I think urban gardens are very, very exciting. Even a few […]
December 29, 2010 The city of San Antonio, Texas, hosted their own TED Talk under the banner of TEDxSanAntonio last October with 16 people speaking on a variety of topics from technology, global economy, social justice, and hunger. Holly Hirshberg and Pamela Price talked about the latter in their inspirational presentation on fighting food security […]
The folks at ecosalon have compiled a smorgasbord of good ideas for the food grower, depending on your interests (beekeeping, backyard chickens, worms, etc.) , space, and capabilities.