Tag Archives: growing food

Will Allen of Growing Power: FRESH, the documentary

Advertisements

Posted in Repost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Street Farmer: NYTimes Weekend Magazine, July 5th

MILWAUKEE, USA: This weekends NYTimes Weekend Magazine includes a compelling 4 page feature on Will Allen, urban farming genius and Growing Power’s CEO and founder.  Written by ELIZABETH ROYTE, the article is linked  here. (…) Show Allen a pile of … Continue reading

Posted in Repost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Permanent Culture: Tiffany Tong at UBC terrytalks

University of British Columbia: Redefining boundaries: Urban Agriculture: Tiffany Tong, from terrytalks on Vimeo., video 18min 06 sec.

Posted in Repost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Urban Farming Movement ‘Like a Revolution’: CNN

ATLANTA, USA:  From a report today on CNN– Read the full story here: On a plot of soil, nestled against the backdrop of skyscrapers in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, a group of residents are turning a lack of access to fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Repost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Garden

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: “The Garden” documents the struggle of South Central Farmers (SCF) to reclaim their land.  June 12 and 13 will mark the three year anniversary of the encampment evictions.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food Fight the trailer

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Van Jones on Green Rooftops, Green Jobs

Van Jones, author and activist, and recently appointed Special Adviser to Green Jobs on the White House Council for Environmental Quality, visits DC Green Works to talk with Sara Loveland about the environmental benefits of green rooftops, and the opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Repost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Growing Power Founder Up For National Award

The Milwaukee Sentinel with the scoop. …The Natural Resources Defense Council announced Tuesday that (Will) Allen (founder of Growing Power) is one of three food producer finalists for the first-ever Growing Green Awards. …The awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tracking the Garden: Bitten Blog

On yesterdays Bitten Blog, Keri Conan briefly explains the long term benefits of  documenting the process of growing a home garden: (…) History is the only way to hedge your bets against whatever Mother Nature throws at the garden. Before … Continue reading

Posted in Repost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment