Tomato, brinjal and beans to spinach, ginger and turmeric — all grown without any kind of chemical fertilizer or pesticides!
It’s been said in recent months that Black people are in the midst of two pandemics : racism and the coronavirus outbreak. As the killings of Breonna Taylor , George Floyd and countless other Black Americans have sparked a summer of protests, Blk Girls Green House co-founders Kalkidan Gebreyohannes and J’Maica Roxanne realized the importance of Black folks cultivating sacred, peaceful spaces. On Saturday, Blk Girls Green House , a West Oakland-based open-air plant nursery and home goods shop, opened for business. “We realized that it was paramount that we prioritize how our spaces make us feel,” the co-founders told Blavity. The way Black people have had to process trauma and stress around everything that has been happening carries such a heavy weight. Creating spaces for ourselves that fosters peace, joy, pride and beauty can literally translate into sanity during a time when things are so misaligned and unjust for our people. The duo's sheer love of greenery — there are a...
The rooftop garden at Umbrella House is an 820 square foot intensive green roof that serves as a source of fresh produce for building residents, as a means to assist in storm water management, and as a model for other New York City buildings.
www.kuraoka.org Text and photos Â© kuraoka.org Making mini worm-composting bins was a great Cub Scout Bear Den activity, but it would be appropriate for all kids, say 6-12. Ondine was in charge of the program. She'd tried vermicomposting once before, using regular feral earthworms that she dug up from the garden, and it was an earthworm tragedy.
On September 14th while bicycling into Manhattan on the Williamsburg bridge, 84-year-old David Lloyd Wilkie, aka Adam Purple, suffered a fatal heart attack. A unique N.Y.C. character and urban legend was lost when Adam Purple died. Born in Independence, Missouri, and a graduate of the University of Missouri with a master's degree in journalism, Adam Purple then [...]
Photo by Heather Shimmin 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar and Restaurant 230 Fifth Ave. Manhattan While the 230 Fifth rooftop is open year-round, we're willing to bet that this lush rooftop bar and…
Brooklyn Grange is the world's leading soil rooftop farming company and sustainability center. We design, build, and offer landscaping services for gardens, farms, and green spaces in New York City and beyond, and host a range of programming, from workshops to weddings. We are a one-stop shop for ur
From Bushwick to the Bronx, these 17 urban farms provide fresh food and green space for their communities
To free ourselves we must feed ourselves Soul Fire in the City is our lawn to garden program that provides raised beds and container gardeners to community members and groups in the 518 (Albany, Sc…
Public fridges with free food, community-supported agriculture, borrowing shops and knowledge-sharing: the German capital is at the forefront of a whole new system of trade
For people who have their own yard, starting a garden is easy. But for those who don’t have easy access to land, starting a garden takes a little more effort.
There are plenty of good reasons to develop a skill set for growing food in small spaces. Maybe you only have a tiny balcony with sun for half the day? Or a
Urban permaculture is possible even without owning private property or large amounts of land.
Permaculture design can be applied to all aspects of our lives.
Meet the women taking ownership of the food and resources that communities of color have access to.
Part 1/3: What does permaculture look like in real life?
Permaculture for the People is a podcast and blog about the anti-capitalist permaculture movement. Explore despite/beyond/post-capitalist possibilities! Another world is possible.
LaDonna Redmond is the founder and executive director of The Campaign for Food Justice Now.
Sheila Cassani began farming her rental home while a college student. She started with a small vegetable patch, but it soon spread to keeping chickens and bees and planting produce on nearly every available patch of the small yard not dedicated to the poultry.
Moving beyond a politics of solidarity toward a practice of decolonization – Given the devastating cultural, spiritual, economic, linguistic and political impacts of colonialism on Indigenous people in Canada, any serious attempt by non-natives at allying with Indigenous struggles must entail solidarity in the fight against colonization.
Over 6,000 pounds of food per year, on 1/10 acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles.
The amazing amount of bees, wasps, and other insects on goldenrod - a plant native to North America that does not give you seasonal allergies (it is animal pollinated not wind pollinated). This abundance of life is from my urban permaculture backyard.
A short amateur documentary on the past and present of community gardening in London from the point of inspiration. The first creation of #brainpoolmovies Filmed by | Attila Maxim Ferenczi Narrated by | Szilvia Zsargo Special thanks to | Andras Upor and M44 studio Music | Teyr (http://www.teyr.co.uk/) Filmed: 2013 june, London, UK
Morag Gamble of Our Permaculture Life (www.our-permaculture-life.blogspot.com.au) takes you for an introductory tour of one of Australia's first city farms, Northey Street City Farm (www.nscf.org.au) which she helped to establish in 1994.
The Plummery is a suburban home where a tiny urban permaculture garden measuring only 100sq/m (1076 sq feet) produces over 400kg/900 pounds of food year-round.
The urban gardeners from Mexico City's Huerto Romita share their experiments in square foot gardening, DIY vertical gardens, permaculture, herb spirals, hydroponics, rainwater catchment, and vermicomposting. Original story: http://faircompanies.com/videos/view/experiments-in-small-space-gardening-in-mexico-city/