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Envision Festival Powered By Renewables & “Leave No Trace” Principles

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6 mentions10 hours ago
February 23rd, 2017 by Scott CooneyThe Envision Festival, taking place this week along the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, is one of those things that I’ve often dreamt of,

How a 1/2 acre urban garden became a hub for many more

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3 mentions17 hours ago
From a 23 year old food forest to a 215 square foot cabin, Happen Films have produced some wonderful examples of people living closer to the land. As is always ...

Why It Matters What President Trump Eats

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3 mentions12 hours ago
It appears that one of the most visible achievements of Michelle Obama’s legacy as first lady will live on in the Trump White House: her garden. First lady Melania Trump ...

Recognizing Women’s Roles in Combatting Climate Change: 5 Questions for Linda Adams

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6 mentions1 hour ago
Although more and more people recognize that women are impacted by the effects of climate change in developing nations, very little work has been done to date on the special ...

The High Cost of Cheap Labor

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6 mentions10 hours ago
At least half of all farmworkers in the United States are undocumented Mexican immigrants. And “documentation” often dictates inclusion in a guest-worker program that’s been compared to slavery. Americans avoid ...

How a climate-friendly flour company built a flourishing market

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15 mentions19 hours ago
Shepherd’s Grain sells not only high-quality flour made from wheat grown with no-till practices. It also sells the story of no-till, a farming method that eliminates the significant climate-warming carbon ...

Facebook Data Center Selects Affordable Solar for 30MW PV Project

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

What Permaculture Can Teach Us About Commons

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4 mentions1 day ago
As a developed set of social practices, techniques and ethical norms, permaculture has a lot to say to the world of the commons.This is immediately clear from reading the twelve ...

Abalimi Bezekhaya: Improving Food Security with Urban Agriculture

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2 mentions8 hours ago
Abalimi Bezekhaya is an organization focused on using urban agriculture to develop and improve food insecure communities in and around Cape Town, South Africa. Operating for more than 30 years,

Permaculture magazine

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2 mentions2 days ago
Josh Davis Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 Very few things in nature happen instantaneously. Things take time. If you stand in a forest it looks like nothing is happening but it ...

KACO New Energy Increases Presence in Asia with new Territory Manager

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

SolarWorld Sells Half of its Stake in Lithium Project

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Why it's so hard finding love when you're a vegan

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3 mentions2 days ago
The thought of totally riding our diets of animal products, from creamy Brie to steak and milk chocolate, is enough to make some of us want to lie down in ...

A Garden for Everyone!

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4 mentions19 hours ago
It’s not always easy getting into gardening, particularly for people residing in cities. Especially for those passionate gardeners, access to garden space can be difficult. But now, YardYum, the “Airbnb ...

20 Unique & Fun Raised Garden Bed Ideas

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2 mentions10 hours ago
It’s well known that raised beds are one of the most efficient and effective ways to garden. They ensure a bountiful harvest by encouraging aeration and drainage, extending the growing ...

City of Lancaster, California Adopts Zero Net Energy Solar Ordinance

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2 mentions3 days ago
Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Florida Power & Light Effectively Doubles its Near-Term Commitment to Solar

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Growing Bush Beans: How To Plant Bush Beans In The Garden

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2 mentions16 hours ago
Gardeners have been growing bush beans in their gardens for almost as long as there have been gardens. Beans are a wonderful food that can be used either as a ...

What Permaculture Can Teach Us About Commons

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4 mentions10 hours ago
As a developed set of social practices, techniques and ethical norms, permaculture has a lot to say to the world of the commons.This is immediately clear from reading the twelve ...

Can Domestic Manufacturers Capture a Larger Piece of the Indian Solar Market?

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2 mentions3 days ago
Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Moss in Your Landscape: Friend or Foe?

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2 mentions14 hours ago
This spring HGIC received many questions regarding moss in home lawns. Many homeowners have healthy growths of moss even in bright sunny exposures. The key to moss’s success is if ...

Beyond the backyard: urban farming helps city folk get back to their roots

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12 mentions2 days ago
The days of the tasteless supermarket produce sourced hundreds of kilometres away from your trolley are numbered, with a growing number of urban farming models putting fresh, locally grown fruit ...

Lose the farmer’s tan by growing your crops indoors with Bowery Farming

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3 mentions17 hours ago
Why it matters to you Feeding the growing population is becoming an increasingly concerning issue, but indoor farming companies like Bowery Farming think urban agriculture could be the answer. The ...

Talking Rural Farms and Art with Iowa's Poet Laureate, Mary Swander

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Mary Swander is the Poet Laureate of Iowa. She is the author of numerous books, poetry and plays. The plays, based on hours of conversations with Iowans, draw on an ...

Conventional Farming Ruined The Soil On My Farm—Here's How I Saved It

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4 mentions3 days ago
(On just a quarter-acre of land, you can produce fresh, organic food for a family of four—year-round. Rodale's The Backyard Homestead shows you how; get your copy today.) In 2011,

This area in Detroit is now America’s first 100% organic, self-sustainable neighborhood

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7 mentions8 hours ago
This article is shared with permission from our friends at The Food Revolution Network. Could fresh, healthy, affordable food be the future of urban neighborhood development? In Detroit, Michigan, “the ...

7 Secrets to Perfect Compost

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4 mentions4 hours ago
There are two images associated with the word compost. One is of a rotting, fly-infested cesspool of kitchen scraps that makes you gag if you get close. The other is ...

Why I mummified a taxi driver

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3 mentions2 hours ago
Stephen Buckley explains how chemistry has rewritten ancient history ‘We mummified a human being,’ states Stephen Buckley, an archaeological chemist from the University of York, UK. In late 2011, along ...

Is this spherical vertical garden the future of urban farming?

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11 mentions24 hours ago
Space10, a self-described “future-living lab” located in Copenhagen’s trendy Kødbyen (“Meat District”), wants to change the way we look at food. Or, to be more precise, Space10 wants to change ...

The Shy Edwardian Filmmaker Who Showed Nature's Secrets to the World

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The Balancing Bluebottle wasn’t exactly a hit when it first premiered at the Palace Theatre in London in autumn 1908. The star of this short silent film was a common ...

5 Green Business Ideas for Profit and the Common Good

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4 mentions3 days ago
Starting a conventional business today is pretty tough – on the one hand, competition is exorbitant, on the other hand, more and more people are sick of being mere consumers.

Post-capitalism and Permaculture

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2 mentions4 hours ago
Boring title, but not a boring read. Please continue reading dear reader and let me know your thoughts in the comments. With the advancement of technology, we are moving into ...

12 ways to make your community healthier

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9 mentions3 days ago
The environment in your neighborhood and surrounding community has a huge impact on your health and lifespan. Where you live determines how safe your drinking water is, whether you have ...

UNESCO Credits SOIL Course

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3 mentions1 day ago
AmyWilliams | FOOD | February 23, 2017 00 Last month I outlined the Permaculture course available at the School of Integrated Living (SOIL) in the ecovillage Earthaven (see here). Recently,

Grow Healthier Crops Using These Natural Nitrogen Sources

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Some plants are particularly heavy “feeders” or users of nitrogen, including roses, corn, lettuce, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, and cabbage. While organic compost contains nitrogen, compost alone often does not provide ...

How to Grow Your Own Herb Garden

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3 mentions3 days ago
One of the best ways to add flavor to your food is to learn how to grow your own herb garden.Fresh herbs are not cheap at the grocery store and ...

This Rapper Promotes Organic Gardening And Healthy Eating Through Hip Hop

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3 mentions21 hours ago
(On just a quarter-acre of land, you can produce fresh, organic food for a family of four—year-round. Rodale's The Backyard Homestead shows you how; get your copy today. ) This ...

SPACE10 open sources The Growroom

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11 mentions20 hours ago
SPACE10 envision a future, where we grow our own food much more locally. To spark conversations about how we can bring nature back into our cities, grow our own food ...

Love Yourself, Too

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2 mentions16 hours ago
Valentine'S Day QuotesQuotes LoveFriendly Valentine SFavorite Valentine SLove YourselfEco FriendlyValentines DayFavorite Valentine's Day Quotes: Love Yourself, Too Green ValentineRoses ValentinesValentines DayPrinted FlourHand PrintedScreen PrintedTowel HandmadeHandmade RosesTowel EcoTea Towel Screen Printed ...

These Goa-based “permaculture” farmers refuse to sell their crops

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2 mentions4 days ago
Image: Shilarna Vaze I first met Peter Fernandes in Goa when I was on a desperate hunt for morning glory stems that I needed for a dinner in Mumbai. Excited ...

Greening the Neighborhood: Common Ground Garden, Eugene, Oregon

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3 mentions18 hours ago
Just a little back ground. I have been transforming my quarter acre suburban property for 15 years. Grass to garden, passive solar retrofits, edible landscaping, 6500 gallon rain water system,

Forest Garden for Busoga High

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2 mentions1 day ago
Connie is the English Literature teacher at Busoga high and last year Grace from Sector39 caught her for a few minutes during the S39 PDC at nearby Kamuli, to talk ...

Telangana wants rooftops to be the new 'farms'

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3 mentions2 days ago
HYDERABAD: The state horticulture department is asking people in the city to join hands with it in the 'Urban Vegetable Farming' initiative to promote cultivation of vegetables and fruits on ...

Watermelons: Summer at Its Finest

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2 mentions23 hours ago
Summertime is a season that fills all of our senses. When thinking of summer, I picture beautiful evenings sitting out on the porch, listening to cicadas, while soaking up the ...

February garden chores: bit by bit

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2 mentions2 days ago
February has decided it’s March, and so the late winter season waltzes on into spring. Many years ago, I read Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, by ...

Solar PV Expo Japan: Solarig solar construction and O&M

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2 mentions4 days ago
Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Trojan Battery Appoints Phillip Taylor to Lead Global Workforce

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Environmental Impact

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

How to Grow Fresh Salad Greens

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2 mentions2 days ago
This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for your continued support of this site! No matter how large or small of a growing space you might have, baby salad ...

Introducing the Commons Finance Canvas

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2 mentions4 days ago
How can we create alternatives to the current system that: 1. Protect collective resources, both material and immaterial, that require a lot of knowledge and know-how? 2. Develop social processes ...
 

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