In this episode of Moyers & Company, Vandana Shiva talks about genetically engineered seeds, subsidies for industrial agriculture, the dramatic rise in the number of American farmers markets, and much more.
On Sunday 15th of July the Docklands Community Garden was opened in the middle of this new suburb. This is the product of hard work over three years of the Docklands Community, Cultivating Community, government, and a social enterprise I am involved with called Urban Reforestation.
Permablitz (noun): An informal gathering involving a day on which a group of at least two people come together to achieve the following:
- create or add to edible gardens where someone lives
- share skills related to permaculture and sustainable living
- build community networks
- have fun
The Edible Bus Stop transforms neglected sites across London’s bus network into valuable community growing spaces. Originating as a guerilla garden project adjacent to a bus stop in South London, they transform once-forgotten spaces into thriving neighbourhood hubs that are celebrated by local residents and users of the bus route.
Actionist – One who favors constructive transformative action towards a vision of how things could be rather than an activist, who may primarily protest against things as they are now
- GAIA University