China Tells Troops to Put Down Their Guns, Take Up Their Shovels and Plant Trees

China is going to war with a new kind of enemy — industrial air pollution. The People’s Liberation Army has reassigned 60,000 troops to plant 16 million acres of trees to help clean the air. Air pollution is such a serious problem in the country it was responsible for one-third of all deaths there in […] […]

Agriculture Ruined Our Relationship with the Earth, Forest Gardening Can Fix It

Visualize a forest. Close your eyes and look around. What do you see? Of course there are trees in your forest.  Moss, fungi, lichens and ferns blanket stones and fallen timber on your forest floor.  The earth is covered with an array of low growing herbs. Song birds flutter from branch to branch, nabbing insects […] […]

The Future Of Food – Community Supported Agriculture

A short film about Wairarapa Eco Farm CSA, now with captions. Be sure to check out http://happenfilms.com for more free documentaries […]

Help Support Nicaragua’s Education Farm & Nutrition Kitchen

HELP SUPPORT THIS PROJECT “Since moving to Nicaragua, a day doesn’t go by when we bite into produce grown here and taste the bitter flavor of chemicals. The use of these chemicals goes back generations. This, along with a changing climate and five years of drought has had a devastating impact on the environment, depleted […] […]

The Eden Project – Home to 1 Million Plants from 5000 Different Species!

“Buried in a steep-sided clay crater, deep within the southwest corner of England you will find The Eden Project; a global garden, home to more than 1 million plants from 5000 different species and housing the worlds largest rainforest in captivity. The site was formally opened on 17th March 2001 after a successful bid to […] […]

It’s an unexpected romance: Real Estate Developers and Urban Farmers

Source: citylab.com   At the Stack House Apartments in Seattle’s now-trendy South Lake Union neighborhood, residents can walk out onto a terrace and pluck a tomato right off the vine. In the South Bronx, an 8,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse atop an affordable housing development is creating jobs and food for the residents below—along with cooler summers […] […]

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Super Creative Organic Urban Gardens Around the World: Who Needs Biotech?

NationofChange.org is the original source of this post/images. Not only are people around the world capable of growing nutrient-dense, nourishing food that will feed their communities, even if they live in an urban setting, but they can also do it with élan. Some of the most creative urban gardening projects around the globe can inspire […] […]

‘Can You Dig This’ L.A. Film Fest Trailer: Urban Gardens Grow With John Legend

Source of this content is deadline.com John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. is planting a documentary about four “gangster gardeners” who discover what happens when they get their hands dirty — in the soil of South L.A. Check out the trailer for Can You Dig This, which has its world premiere Thursday at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Fusion […] […]