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On Earth Day, April 22, 2012, activists from around the Bay Area marched from a North Berkeley Park and into Gill Tract, a 10-acre plot of land owned by the Regents of the University of California. The University of California plans to develop the tract, which had previously been actively used for agriculture, but has been under utilized in recent years.
program date: Fri, 02/17/2012
Local Jury Awards Forty Million To Farmer In Case Against Fertilizer Company
A Multnomah county jury has awarded two canadian farmers almost forty million dollars after their crops were destroyed by a cheap fertilizer.
The fertilizer, called multicote plus, was developed by companies sun-gro horticulture and woodburn agriculture as a low-cost alternative to the industry leader.
both of the farmers lost almost two whole seasons worth of crops, as well as the trust of their customers.
KBOO’s Miles Bryan spoke to Elco de zwaan, one of the plaintiff’s in the case, for more.
Growing Power Weekend - Urban Farming for Food Security
Will Allen and the Growing Power team presented workshops on farming in urban settings and empowering youth and low income neighborhoods with fresh local produce at Our School at Blair Grocery. OurSchoolAtBlairGrocery.org http GoFamilyFarms.com Audio and light problems plague much of this ... sorry about the technical difficulties. From: FluxRostrum Views: 1596 24 ratings Time: 28:11 More in Howto & Style
This is the summer 2010 update from the Our School at Blair Grocery Project. This alternative school project in the lower 9th ward New Orleans has grown exponentially with the help of volunteers from New York 2 New Orleans & The Youth Coalition for Community Action. http://www.ny2no.org http://youthcoalition.webs.com Our School at Blair Grocery has won the FRESH 1% Grant competition. Which means that they will receive 1% of the revenue from the movie FRESH for 1 year. hooray!
Guido gives us the run down on the youth organizing principles at play in the collaborative efforts of Our School at Blair Grocery, New York to New Orleans Coalition and the Youth Coalition for Community Action