The Great American Seed Up

Sign up early to reserve your place. This will sell out. All seeds are non-hybrid, non-GMO. Great American Seed-Up To Take Place in Phoenix, Arizona        Get Your Tickets Here Local seed saving festival will center on seed diversity and education Farmers and gardeners across the Southwest will soon have a unique opportunity…

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Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture By Jennifer Woods One way to find locally grown organic produce is to visit your weekly farmers market, but there is another way – your local CSA. What is a CSA? CSA is an acronym for Community Supported Agriculture, a system through which individuals and families subscribe, in advance, to receive weekly…

Denver’s Holistic Housing Authority

Denver’s Holistic Housing Authority Denver’s vision for a sustainable public housing community is becoming a reality. In this excellent video on their initiatives, the Denver Housing Authority’s director of development, Chris Parr, explains: “For us as a housing authority we firmly believe we’re past that point of just providing housing. We need to embrace and…

Permaculture: Pathways to Sustainable Communities

Permaculture: Pathways to Sustainable Communities By Bob Ewing A society is defined, in large part, by how it grows and transports food from the farm to the kitchen. Food production, otherwise known as agriculture and food processing, can create sustainable employment, healthy neighborhoods and a strong local economy. But that is not what is happening…

I have to keep remembering…

I have to keep remembering… I am sitting here in the living room at The Urban Farm. It is Sunday night January 31st. The news just reported that a group of singers will be rerecording the song We Are The World. In 1985 the song moved me. Today I purchased it on iTunes and reremembered…