Posts Tagged ‘Growing & Raising Food’

Fighting Hunger One Vegetable at a Time

Fighting Hunger One Vegetable at a Time

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 […]

5 Urban Farming Ideas for Your Own Backyard

5 Urban Farming Ideas for Your Own Backyard

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.

Windermere Student Farmers Reach Out with Mobile Composting Project

Windermere Student Farmers Reach Out with Mobile Composting Project

November 10, 2010 Teenagers in Vancouver, BC, are growing their own urban farm at their high school, Windermere Secondary. To help build soil fertility for their 11 bed gardens and 320 square foot greenhouse, the school board won a grant to install a commercial compost system called an Earth Tub. The students ride their bikes […]

‘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 […]

Community Supported Agriculture Work Party (video)

Community Supported Agriculture Work Party (video)

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) brings eaters in closer touch with their food. By offering people the opportunity to purchase shares of a harvest, farmers benefit by developing an advance market for their products, and eaters not only gain better knowledge of how and where their food is grown and raised, but also get to purchase […]