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Fall Ache

An ache turning twinge and sudden emptiness forming a hot heart burning, and releases scorched earth policy in ways of words said aloud or words quiet, just thought that a life is suffering and churlish and yet somehow we find … Continue reading

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A Land Ethic: edge::regenerate blog

Posted last month on edge regenerate blog, NICHOLAS MANG delivers briefly for a culture that supports an ethical treatment of the land. He makes his point by asking the reader to remember that as: “(…) culture has awakened to the … Continue reading

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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

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For Young Japanese, It’s Back to the Farm: NYTimes Global Business

YOKOSHIBAHIKARI, Japan: Rural Labor Squad, a government pilot program started recently by Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso’s stimulus plans, has so far helped place more than 2,400 Japanese youth into farming jobs, through a program that: ” (…) stems from … Continue reading

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Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can Fight Poverty and Raise Living Standards in the United States: Green For All

Yesterday from Green For All: “Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can Fight Poverty and Raise Living Standards in the United States” is a new report from the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (PERI), commissioned by … Continue reading

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Green For All Calling for Green Pathways Out of Poverty Community of Practice

From the text that accompanied the above video, Green For All calls for Green Pathways Out of Poverty Community of Practice: Weatherize! is a unique partnership that is bringing job to low-income neighborhoods in Newark, NJ. They are also preparing … Continue reading

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Trash Gets A Second Chance: NYTimes

Trash Gets A Second Chance is an impressive slide-show of  a preschool age classroom, photographed by Piotr Redlinski.  The photos accompany the story Where One Mans Trash Is Preschooler’s Art Material, and were published in yesterdays NY Times.

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Green Collar Heroes: The Root

Ambessa and Zakiya Harris, Grind for the Green Green Collar Heroes, a slide-show in recognition of excellent work, featured at the Root: “The green movement is about more than celebrities driving hybrid cars and building green homes. It’s about everyday … Continue reading

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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

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“Don’t Be So Afraid to Get Dirty”

Last Tuesday: a video report from the New York Times about a small organic farm sustaining itself through the economic crisis.

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Workers Without Borders: NYTimes

An op-ed piece by JENNIFER GORDON in today’s NYTimes: Workers without Borders

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