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Food is Free: Growing Food & Community in the Front Yard!

Food is Free: Growing Food & Community in the Front Yard!
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Vertical Veg — Grow your own vegetables Center for an Ecology-based Economy Berlin Farm Lab Some visual input from the first day of the gardening season. Thank you, Melina Daphne Papageorgiou for the beautiful photos! if you want to garden, come and find us every saturday at the Beilsteinerstrasse 51, in Berlin-Marzahn. more to come! Fiber-Optic Solar Toilet Turns Sewage To Plant Friend txchnologist: by Michael KellerWorld Water Day is coming up this Saturday. Moss Fm, the first radio that works with electricity captures by moss during photosynthesis! read more Urban farming and permaculture merge with the popular hiphop culture in Brussels! 'Utopian cob awesomeness' Community garden in Marzahn Berlin Farm Lab is looking for people who would like to start a community garden in Berlin-Marzahn! 10 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once and Regrow Forever There are some ingredients I cook with so often I can never buy too many of them, and most of them are produce. A film about place and memory, a farmhouse in Japan, and the lives of the people who called it home.

Achtung die Stadt! - Sternstunde Philosophie Die einen haben Angst vor ihr, andere suchen sie in der Agglomeration, und dritte fühlen sich magisch von ihr angezogen: die Stadt. Juri Steiner diskutiert mit den beiden Stadtexperten Anna Schindler und Philip Ursprung über urbane Bedürfnisse, Werte und Utopien der Schweizer Stadt- und Raumplanung. Städte sind dynamisch: Sie schrumpfen, wachsen, passen sich an geographische, klimatische, politische und wirtschaftliche Situationen an. Aber bewegen sich die Seelen der Bewohnerinnen und Bewohner mit der Stadt? Urbanisten sagen, dass die Abneigung der Schweizerinnen und Schweizer gegen alles Wuchtige städtische Architektur hierzulande kaum möglich mache. Die Stadtentwicklerin Anna Schindler und der Architekturhistoriker Philip Ursprung erzählen vom Stadt-Land-Graben, den Herausforderungen des ebenso komplexen wie faszinierenden Systems Stadt und man in der Schweiz von den Favelas in der Dritten Welt alles lernen könnte. Dienstag, 12. VHS- oder DVD-Bestellung direkt:

Cómo hacer 10 Fungicidas y pesticidas naturales y caseros para el jardín. El Aceite blanco es un plaguicida fácil y barato de preparar. Se utiliza para controlar pulgones, cochinilla, minador de cítricos, ácaros y orugas en las rosas, plantas ornamentales, cítricos y otros árboles frutales. Los insecticidas comerciales blancos de petróleo que se venden en tiendas de jardinería son a base de petróleo, por lo que son bastante caros, y también contienen el tipo de cosas que realmente no quieres rociar alrededor de tu jardín. El Aceite blanco es un aceite vegetal tradicional y ha estado en uso durante alrededor de dos siglos. Si funcionó todo el tiempo, aún funciona ahora!Cómo hacer Aceite blanco Necesitarás: - 2 tazas de aceite vegetal - 1/2 taza de jabón líquido puro ( jabón puro de Castilla, hecho a partir de aceite de oliva si quieres mantener todo natural) - Frasco vacío o botella de boca ancha - Botella de aerosol de plástico Verter el aceite vegetal y jabón líquido en una botella o frasco y agitar hasta que la mezcla se vuelva blanco. Necesitarás:

Geeks Doing Good Making the World a Better Place Worldbuilders was founded in 2008 by New York Times bestselling author Patrick Rothfuss to raise money for his favorite charity, Heifer International. Heifer brings communities out of poverty with their trademarked triple-threat of education, resources, and Passing on the Gift. You can visit their website for some of the incredible and detailed stories, but basically, Heifer’s programs start with an intensive educational blitz that teaches small community farmers and families what they need to know to get started, supply them with the basic supplies they need, and when they become successful, these families and communities reach out to their neighbors, passing on their education, experience, and the fruits of their labors (livestock, seedlings, technology) so their neighbors can flourish. To date, Worldbuilders has raised over $3 million for Heifer International, and this year, we’re expanding our fundraising efforts. The Goods A Princess & Mr.

10 Ways To Create An Open Culture Three years ago, Grey London really needed to change. The industry had changed, the media landscape had changed and Grey remained a relatively successful (in financial terms at least), safe, but dull London outpost of a global network. Not a great, or ultimately sustainable, place to be if you’re in a creative industry. Grey had tried to change before. As a team, we have a shared dissatisfaction for how most agencies choose to work. To achieve actual change rather than paper change we needed three things: vision, courage and urgency, with the greatest focus on the latter--because talking about change rather than doing it is where most programs come unstuck. And we have. Here, based on our experience, are 10 ways to become Open. Don’t just strategize for change All businesses need to change. Strategy is, in fact, the easy bit. Do it now Pick the right team The operative word here is team. Do as I do, not as I say Fundamentally, culture is the behavior of management. Engage, don’t mandate

Dorms Tell us how you got started painting graffiti? It was the summer between 8th and 9th grade. I had just moved from Los Angeles to San Diego. My pop still lived up in Los Angeles and every other weekend I had to go visit him. I remember staring out the window and seeing all the graffiti on the freeways of LA in the '80s. When I moved to San Diego I rode my skateboard to a ditch with a homey from school and bombed it up with some wack shit. Who were some of your early influences? Well when I first started I gotta say Gkae, Chunk, Siner and Brail I didn't really start doing anything substantial until I met Huge, Fokus, and Chie. What do think about bombing, and street writers versus legal walls. That is a double-edged sword for sure. How to you feel about Graffiti on the Internet? When I started writing there was no Internet, and mags were pretty hard to come by. Any good chase stories? In like 1998 I was living in Berkeley. I love rocking big walls and productions with themes and backgrounds.

5 Pasos simples para crecer semillas de Manzana Los beneficios de sembrar, cultivar y plantar dentro del hogar, dependiendo del tamaño del mismo y de las necesidades de sus habitantes, es muy grande. Tales son los beneficios que se puede destacar en primer lugar el hecho de tener comida saludable, sin químicos ni conservantes, y nunca mejor dicho, al alcance de la mano. Los beneficios de comer una fruta o verdura recién salida de la huerta aporta muchísimos nutrientes y aporta las vitaminas esenciales que necesita nuestro organismo, evitando el consumo de tóxicos y contaminantes que abundan hoy en día. Cómo crecer Semillas de Manzana. 1.- Elige una manzana que te gusta y guarda las semillas. Colóquelas en una toalla de papel húmeda y luego dóblala en cuatro partes. 2.- Ahora planta los brotes en pequeños recipientes llenos de tierra para macetas. 3.- Cuando la planta sea lo suficientemente grande, plantarla al aire libre cuando pueda conseguir alrededor de 12 horas de luz solar por día. 5.

Funding Available for Rural Cooperative Development April 29, 2014 On April 29, 2014 the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of competitive grant funds to support the development of rural cooperatives. A total of $5.8 million is available this year for the Rural Coop Development Grant (RCDG) program and an additional $3 million will be available for Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grants, a subset of the RCDG program. The notices of funding availability will appear in the Federal Register on April 30. Rural Coop Development Grants Grants are available for non-profit corporations or higher education institutions for the purpose of establishing or enhancing centers for training in cooperative development. Applications that support rural areas with at least 20 percent of the population at poverty level are particularly encouraged. Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grants Deadline More information for RCDG can be found on this USDA webpage and for SSDPG on this USDA site.

Free Winter Heat! - And It Goes Like This - Plan ahead now! This is one great way to take advantage of nature and keep warm in the winter, or warm your greenhouse. It can be used to heat water, and cut the cost of bills. Composte and warmth go hand in hand. Other Great Stories From