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11 January, 2017

Help Save The Urban Garden that Changed the World

Help Save The Urban Garden that Changed the World
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Soul & Southern Food Cookbooks “The garden was beautiful,” Finley said teary eyed, “and then someone complained.”  The city threatened him to remove the garden and put out a warrant for his arrest. The LA Times picked up the story, which prompted a petition, which prompted the city to change its zoning laws. The garden grew and thrived.
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7 January, 2017

An Urban Farmer’s Manifesto

An Urban Farmer’s Manifesto
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Soul & Southern Food Cookbooks “If we want to help make urban farms viable we must discourage lawns, mandate composting, bring back home-ec, and treat farmland like it’s valuable—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.” What we could be doing is: -Invest in Training Urban Farmers -Bring Back Ag Education and “Home Economics” -Make
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5 January, 2017

Wild Bees are Trading in Rural Life for the Big City

Wild Bees are Trading in Rural Life for the Big City
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Soul & Southern Food CookbooksBees are losing their habitats in rural areas and moving to cities and urban areas. “Industrial agriculture has promoted the development of monocultures, a practice where farmers plant one crop over a large area.” “That’s not particularly welcoming for wild bees—especially the many species that are specialist. The squash bee, for
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4 January, 2017

Farming Preschool Would Teach Kids How To Grow Their Own Food

Farming Preschool Would Teach Kids How To Grow Their Own Food
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Soul & Southern Food Cookbooks The “Nursery Fields Forever”, a part farm and part school offers three approaches to learning: learning from nature, learning from technique, and learning from practice. “We think that kids should enjoy nature,” said Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta to Fast Company. “So we designed this strange school: No classrooms, but open spaces
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2 January, 2017

After Growing A 40-Pound Cabbage, Little Girl Devotes Her Life To Feeding The Hungry

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Soul & Southern Food Cookbooks “Now, at 14 years old, Katie has established Katie’s Krops. Not only does she provide fresh garden vegetables to the hungry in her community, she teaches other kids around the country how to do the same. Katie’s Krops has raised over $200,000 to help kids ages 9-16 grow vegetable gardens for the
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30 December, 2016

No sunlight, no soil, no problem: Vertical farms take growing indoors

No sunlight, no soil, no problem: Vertical farms take growing indoors
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Soul & Southern Food Cookbooks “Inside a windowless warehouse once used for paintball, with planes heading to nearby Newark airport overhead, an industrial park in New Jersey seems an unlikely place to find fresh locally grown produce.” LED lights have replaced the natural sunlight and cloth has replaced the soil.  The entire operation is in
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