Jill Richardson suggests there are several things individuals can do in their daily lives to lessen the impact upon our natural resources.
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 […]
Holly Hirshberg and Pamela Price talk about fighting hunger in their inspirational presentation onfood security.
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 […]
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 […]
part 2 – After harvesting the seeds, how do you save them for the next year?
Harvesting and saving seeds is an important aspect of backyard farming for professional gardner, Donna Smith.
This Organic Life tells the story of how Joan Dye Gussow began her first garden and her long quest to change the food system.
A simple idea led two women into a thriving new business. Creating backyard mini-farms for homeowners who want their own fresh herbs and vegetables, but lack the time or know-how to do it for themselves.