Farm to Coop to Table: Food Justice in Urban Agriculture

>>WHERE IT GROWS AND WHERE IT GOES, THIS WEEK OUR TOPIC IS FOOD AS IT MATTERS TO OUR BODIES AND TO OUR COMMUNITIES. I’LL TALK WITH FARMERS AND CITY DESIGNERS WHO ARE CREATING EQUITABLE FOOD SYSTEMS AND HEAR ABOUT THE FIGHTS THAT ARE BREWING OVER URBAN LAND AND AGRICULTURE. THAT’S ALL COMING UP ON THE […]

Floriculture – Careers in Urban Agriculture

Todd Hurt: Hi. We’re here with Jenny Hardgrave. She’s the owner of Simply Flowers, Incorporated. Jenny works in the part of the horticulture industry called floriculture. Jenny, would you describe what a typical day is like for you in your job. Jenny Hardgrave: During our busy season, when we’re planting the flowers, we’d get up, […]

Does Vertical Farming Work?

vertical farming has been called the future of Agriculture claimed to solve many of the problems we talked about in the last video. It’s been a controversial topic with mixed opinions from experts. Are these claims hype or can it deliver? but first we need a better understanding of what a vertical farm is There […]

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Vertical Farming – Does agriculture need to change?

The world is facing some major problems food security, water security species loss climate change Vertical farms have been proposed as part of the solution to these global problems But is it just another overhyped technology, with great claims but lacking in practical application? this video and go to explore these global problems, in context […]

Voices of Transition – Clip – Urban agriculture in Cuba

so I think rather than us sitting in the West saying… we’ve come up with the next development model for the developing world we should flip it around the other way cause actually we have an enormous amount to learn from people who live with much less than we do about food, and building and […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Helping Grow Urban Agriculture in New York City

People come into urban agriculture for a lot of different reasons. Wanting to get outside, just wanting to get your hands dirty, and at the same time, feel like you’re doing something that’s good, you know, something that’s helping people in some way. You know, wanting to make the world a better place. It’s all […]

Food Forest Fertility

Well here we are, it’s our last day, of a warm month, on grand permaculture in action internship at the Greening the Desert site in Jordan. And I’m going to take for a little bit of a last minute tour. Let’s have a look. Everybody’s engaged. There’s people still working on irrigation. There’s plenty of […]

Fast-Tracking Food Forest Permanence

Hi, Geoff Lawton here. In the food forest area where we’ve been doing a fast establishment and we’ve actually used a rotary hoe to change grass, weed regime quickly into a fast food forest at this time of year. Let me show you the comparison of an area right next door. Here’s our cattle laneway, […]

The Forested Garden: What is a Food Forest?

– What is a food forest? Well, we’re all quite familiar with forest, and forest as an eco-system with great diversity of plants, animals, and fungi all harmonizing together and inter-reacting in many, many niches and layers. Designed by nature, maintained as a system in perfect balance. Well imagine that, as a system that produces […]