Filmmakers Propose Online "Swarm Offensive" Against Climate Change by CoalitionFilm Open source software brought us Linux and Wikipedia. Can it help us tackle the challenge of climate change? posted Aug 29, 2014 Coalition Of The Willing from coalitionfilm on Vimeo. This beautifully animated short video argues that grassroots efforts to deal with climate change can be more effective if they adopt the tactics of open source technology, using databases and social networks to "tap into our collective genius" to tackle the toughest of global challenges.
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Le potager urbain: La Butineuse de Vanier Оver the last decade, ponds have gained popularity as an important component of gardens, and this has led to a higher demand for new, effective techniques for maintenance of ponds. Since ponds are expensive to construct, prolonging their life is very economical. Оne simple and effective way of doing this is through installing pond aerators.
Buy Local, local food is sustainable - The Issues What is a “food system”? Food systems comprise all aspects of food production (the way the food is grown or raised; the way the food is harvested or slaughtered; and the way the food is processed, packaged, or otherwise prepared for consumer purchase) and food distribution (where and how the food is sold to consumers and how the food is transported). Food systems can be divided into two major types: the global industrial food system, of which there is only one, and sustainable/local (or regional) food systems, of which there are many. The global industrial food system has a much wider geographic reach than a local or regional food system. What is a “local (or regional) food system”?
Regionales de Alimentos Comunes como respuesta sistémica Currently, less than 3% of the food that Americans eat is grown within 100 to 200 miles of where they live. And many people in poorer neighborhoods simply do not have ready access to affordable local produce. A fascinating new project, the Food Commons, aspires to radically change this reality. It seeks to reinvent the entire “value-chain” of food production and distribution through a series of regional experiments to invent local food economies as commons. By owning many elements of a local food system infrastructure – farms, distribution, retail and more – but operating them as a trust governed by stakeholders, the Food Commons believes it can be economically practical to build a new type of food system that is labor-friendly, ecologically responsible, hospitable to a variety of small enterprises, and able to grow high-quality food for local consumption.
PROJECT STORY How to supply cities with fresh products while limiting transportation?Is there any available and non-polluted land left for farming? Thanks to new growth-related technology like aquaponics and micro-methanation, very good yields can be obtained on a very small area, and still be environmentally friendly (organic produce and energy efficient). Housed on the roof of a container, the greenhouse is protected from urban areas. Designed as an "above ground" shared garden, this farm may be parked on the street.
Buy Organic Meat Online, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Chicken - Organic Meat & Food - Laverstoke Park Farm Jody Scheckter started his organic/biodynamic farm in Hampshire to produce the best-tasting, healthiest food without compromise for himself and his family. However, when he realised as a smallholder that it meant eating beef continuously for eight weeks whenever a cow was slaughtered he decided to make the same food available to the public. Jody explains “We want to sell our food regionally and "from the field to the fork".
The Sweet and the Brutal — Twee Culture, The Obama Doctrine, and Fractures in Ferguson I start this week’s call by noting an article in last Sunday’s New York Times style section entitled: The Millennials are Generation Nice, a psychographic snapshot of the 50 million Americans between the ages of 18 and 29. This latest generation of adults, likely mirrored by those in other developed countries, are characterized by a declining interest in materialism and an increased dedication to social purpose, vegetarianism and optimism. The article concludes, “Taken together these habits and tastes look less like narcissism than communalism.
Taking Space to Grow Food and Community: Urban Agriculture and Guerrilla Gardening in Vancouver When I moved back to my hometown of Vancouver in April 2006, I decided I wanted to live on the West Side. This area appealed to me in part because of its many green spaces, including community gardens. I really hoped that I could find a place where I could grow some of my own food. Once I began to explore the possibilities, I realized that there was little hope of getting a plot in one of the nearby community gardens: the waiting lists were incredibly long. It seemed like everyone in Vancouver wanted to garden.
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Solutions Sustainia100 2016 This is the year of ‘Systemic Opportunity’! Now in its fifth year, the Sustainia100 has tracked more than 4,500 solutions to date from all over the world. This year’s edition features solutions deployed in 188 countries, and more than half come from small and mid-sized enterprises. Showcasing everything from health solutions that tackle climate change, to renewable energy products that alleviate gender inequality, this year’s publication presents 100 solutions that respond to interconnected global challenges and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.