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Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 | 0 comments

Green Towers: Aquaponic Agriculture

Green Towers: Aquaponic Agriculture

Green Towers is a small-scale social business initiative. It is composed of a multidisciplinary team of students from state colleges in the United States. It all began when a student from the University of Pennsylvania, with an interest in agriculture, thought that aquaponic agriculture, a model already tested in other sites, would also serve as a good model for urban agriculture.

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Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Incredible Edible: Communal urban gardens

Incredible Edible: Communal urban gardens

The initiative was launched in 2008 by Pamela Warhurst, a Todmorden resident. Pamela was determined to improve the town by creating a friendlier atmosphere and helping its residents improve their lives, based on one simple idea: cooperation between neighbors.

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Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 | 0 comments

Community Sustained Organic Farming

Community Sustained Organic Farming

Toni joined a summer course organized by The Farming Institute. This institute was created by Kate, Susan and Dick. 17 years ago, Susan began farming organically for her community. At that time few people were interested in this type of agriculture, but starting with a few clients she was able, at her peak, to provide organic vegetables for some 300 families.

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Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 | 0 comments

Old Orchard Farm: agriculture, small scale

Old Orchard Farm: agriculture, small scale

WWOOF es una red internacional de granjas agroecológicas y de personas interesadas aprender de ellas. Los voluntarios trabajan en las granjas y los granjeros les dan comida y cama. Buscamos por internet una granja para hacer wwoofing en Zambia y así conocimos a Sebas. Un personaje fuera de lo común, con una opción de vida fuertemente determinada por sus principios e ideología.

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