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SHARE THE LAND: Garden sharing transforms urban lawns

SHARE THE LAND: Garden sharing transforms urban lawns

Local, organic food might be the most environmentally sustainable option in terms of feeding the planet, but for many people it...
July 20, 2014 × 0 comments

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DANDELION, YOU’RE NOT SO BAD: Why do we kill you all the time?

DANDELION, YOU’RE NOT SO BAD: Why do we kill you all the time?

Consider the humble dandelion. We can all do this easily, because it’s everywhere. All the time. Look out your window—I’ll...
June 26, 2014 × 0 comments

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MAKING FOOD IS HARD: Why we should do it anyways

MAKING FOOD IS HARD: Why we should do it anyways

The slow food and grow-it-yourself movement has become hugely popular in circles where people love nutrition, hate over-packaged,...
May 5, 2014 × 0 comments

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FARM SHARING: Community gardening on the farm

If a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and a community garden were to procreate, a farm share would be the bundle of...
August 28, 2013 × 0 comments

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LESSONS FROM NAVDANYA: Food sovereignty starts with the seed (bija)

LESSONS FROM NAVDANYA: Food sovereignty starts with the seed (bija)

The sound of threshing murmured softly in the background as I stood in front of a striking one-dimensional frieze at Navdanya, an...
May 30, 2013 × 0 comments

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SEEDS OF FREEDOM: Securing our food sovereignty [video]

SEEDS OF FREEDOM: Securing our food sovereignty [video]

Seeds of Freedom charts the story of seed from its roots at the heart of traditional, diversity-rich farming systems across the...
January 12, 2013 × 0 comments

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LIVE SUSTAINABLY NOW: How to garden using techniques that mirror the natural world

LIVE SUSTAINABLY NOW: How to garden using techniques that mirror the natural world

I have great respect for people who spend their lives working for laws, policy changes and new technologies that will protect the...
January 3, 2013 × 1 comment

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BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL: The city that ended hunger

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL: The city that ended hunger

A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger. “To search for solutions...
December 4, 2012 × 1 comment

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FULLY ORGANIC: Bhutan aims for 100 per cent organic farming in 10 years

FULLY ORGANIC: Bhutan aims for 100 per cent organic farming in 10 years

The Kingdom of Bhutan—a Buddhist nation located in between China and India—recently announced that it aims to become the world’s...
October 30, 2012 × 1 comment