How cannabis will feed the world

Green Prophet

Fewer people want to be traditional farmers, and global warming and our dependence on fossil fuel is killing our planet. Or greenhouse gas emissions putting our planet in peril. These were urban gardens in backyards, schools, patios and between high rise buildings.

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Food Growing: The real Homeland Security

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The security of the homeland is not brought about by the military and by special police units but by people''s resilience and the like of growing food in gardens, on allotments, and in other places.

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Fight Climate Change: Live the Good Life

The Green Changemakers

Today, we recall how soldiers left their farms, jobs, and families to enlist, and how, at home, parents grew food in “victory gardens” and folks volunteered to run scrap drives for rubber and steel. People did not rally to the moan of sacrifice but to the call for victory. In other words, we can be part of this change by inspiring ourselves to look, on a wide scale, for ways of life that are better both for us and for our planet. Low-carbon living isn’t a sacrifice.

2009 40

Six Signs You’ve Become Disconnected from Nature & Reflections on Civilization

The Green Changemakers

And yet, no comet has collided with our planet. Whether that connection is a pet, a garden, a tree or a nearby park—it doesn’t matter. Victory Gardens that sprang up during WWII provided 40% of the American population’s vegetable and fruit needs. Empty lots became community gardens and rooftops became lush with edible plants. But it’s good to learn how, whether through renting a plot in a community garden or volunteering at a local CSA.

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