Egyptian Organic Farm Declared Sustainability World Leader

Green Prophet

SEKEM, an Egyptian organic farming community has been chosen as one of 16 ‘Sustainability Champions’ in the developing world which are tackling environmental and social problems. For more on organic farming in the Middle East see: Nature Reserve In Jordan Growing Organic.

Turn Here Sweet Corn – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works by Atina Diffley Published by University of Minnesota Press, August 2013 344 pages 1 b&w photo, 5 b&w plates, 29 color plates, 6 x 9 $18.95

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The Everything Roof

The Green Changemakers

[link] O ur Story The About Face Collective is working to create a community rooftop garden and learning space with a twist : the creative structuralelements of the garden will be designed and built by local artists and youthusing recycled and reclaimed materials.

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Urban Sustainability in Action

The Green Changemakers

By reclaiming urban spaces to create community-oriented places, we plant the seeds for greater neighborhood communication, empower our communities and nurture our local culture. Operations We are an almost entirely volunteer-run social-profit (non-profit) organization.

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Ubud, Bali: sleeping in Michael Franti’s green bed

Green Traveler Guides

Green building principles guided the retreat’s construction (example: reclaimed wood for all outdoor decking). | Ubud’s Green Yoga |.

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Thimar Farm in Palestinian Territory Grows Food and Dignity

Green Prophet

An expanding farm in the Palestinian Territory provides jobs to more than 100 locals. Established in 2008 by the Nussiebeh family, the farm has grown more quickly than anyone could have imagined, not only fueling the local economy, but also restoring dignity to 140 workers and their families.

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Get on my land! New report shows thousands benefit from community farming

Green (Living) Review

of total farm income for England, reflecting the high productivity per acre of CSA and additional income from traded produce and other services. Encouraging wider access to farms: Over 50% of initiatives make land more accessible to the public.

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Leaf // Cloud Exhibit at Fair Folks and a Goat in NYC, Featuring Eco Fashion via Kaight Boutique

Eco Chic

Ruskin’s text draws attention to a layered landscape of apparent and disregarded nature, as seen in this contemporary selection of art and design that highlights natural habitats as well as innovative organic and earth-friendly materials and techniques. Dana Matthews’ documentation of organic farming in Delaware County, in New York’s Catskill Mountains, suggests the pastoral idyll of French Barbizon landscape painting.

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3 Big Ideas to Make Water Last

The Green Changemakers

Organic fertilizers avoid toxic runoff to rivers and keep fish stocks healthy. Organic farming methods boost the ability of soil to hold water. Reuse: Using reclaimed water for irrigation conserves a community’s drinking water.

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3 Big Ideas to Make Water Last

The Green Changemakers

Organic fertilizers avoid toxic runoff to rivers and keep fish stocks healthy. Organic farming methods boost the ability of soil to hold water. Reuse: Using reclaimed water for irrigation conserves a community’s drinking water.

Nemo, Non-GMO Valentine’s Day & More Winter Fun

Green Living Ideas

GMO Inside is a coalition of businesses and organizations that support a healthy, GMO-free food system. Some of her designs are in the form of reclaimed and beautifully painted old furniture. When did we start naming winter storms, and who the heck came up with this name anyway?

Green Community Models: the Ecovillage

The Green Changemakers

A community like Dancing Rabbit focuses on a set of covenants that bind the community as they build it: use of natural or reclaimed building materials, organic farming methods, and low-carbon transportation sources are all included in the covenants.

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A Sustainable Chesapeake: Better Models for Conservation

The Green Changemakers

by: The Conservation Fund [link] This new book from The Conservation Fund provides an important conservation resource for individuals, organizations, governments and businesses across the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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A review of the UK’s first Green Film Festival

Green Blog

Other alternatives include reclaiming the wetlands around the city or a “Dutch” approach with lots of open canals and water basins in the city to take away and store the water, plus keeping the ground wet (so it will absorb more come a storm).

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The Green City Vision

The Green Changemakers

We do, however, see hints of Green Cities emerging in today’s solar, wind and recycling technologies, in green buildings and green businesses, in urban environmental restoration projects, urban gardening and organic farming, and in individuals using foot, bicycle and public modes of transportation in preference to the automobile. [link] llustrations of a downtown in transformation from car-city to the ecological pedestrian city.

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Curriculum & Resources: Water

The Green Changemakers

Organic fertilizers avoid toxic runoff to rivers and keep fish stocks healthy. Organic farming methods boost the ability of soil to hold water. Reuse: Using reclaimed water for irrigation conserves a community’s drinking water.

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