Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil

Category: #backyardfarming

Transforming a Suburban Property: Removing a Driveway

By Jan Spencer This is the third blog describing the 15-year transformation of our quarter-acre suburban property. The previous blogs describe the site in more detail, along with reasons for making these changes, both practical and political. Another blog describes turning the garage into a living space, grass to garden and creating a food hedge […]

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10 Pallets 1 Coop!


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Campaigning For Urban Agriculture In The Farm to Fork Capital

 Amy Quinton Paul Trudeau with Southside Aquaponics inside his backyard greenhouse. Paul Trudeau unlocks a gate that leads to a small backyard greenhouse in the Southside neighborhood of Sacramento. It’s no ordinary greenhouse. Inside a tank holds several fish that he’s using to grow food. The process is called aquaponics. “The fish exhale ammonia through […]

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CSA programs expand healthy options

By Mike Ross JANUARY 04, 2015 THE SUMMER before my senior year in college, I traveled to Alaska with a group of friends to work at a salmon-processing plant. I soon found myself on a boat, working 20-hour shifts, endlessly gutting fish, somewhere along the chain of Aleutian Islands that jut out from the southwest […]

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Sustainable Ways to Feed the World are Subverted by Corporations

By Ruben Rosenberg Colorni NEWS JUNKIE POST Humans’ relationship to food is one of the most fundamentally shaping aspects of our societies. The sole fact that the majority of the world’s population now lives in urban centers is the direct result of a process that began approximately 10,000 years ago. This process was the switch […]

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