After years of factory farms, many farmers are returning to more eco-friendly permaculture principles, focusing on diversifying their landscape and moving away from the use of chemicals.
It’s called permaculture, and advocates say it could feed the world.
The language of music can often speak to more souls than the language of words. Hailing from Oakland, California is David
Ecopolis Iowa City: Mosquito Flats to Pawpaw Patch, Interview with Red Fern Farmers Tom Wahl and Kathy Dice
In the "Mosquito Flats" neighborhood devastated by the historic 2008 flood in Iowa City, can an orchard of pawpaw trees lead to a revival of agroforestry and a food hub along the Iowa River?
While attending a byo-dynamics permaculture conference in the hills of Eastern Tennessee, I had the pleasure of communing
Our East Africa Grantmaking Hub at The Pollination Project has been busy planting seeds of change in Uganda and Kenya. Here's some of the "soil building" projects our East Africa team funded in the past few weeks.
I started volunteering with Earth Matter several years ago because I was drawn to the chickens, rabbits and goats. Aggressive squirrels, threatening rats and dive-bombing pigeons made up most of my wildlife interactions in NYC, and I longed to be around creatures more friendly and fun.
From Oakland, California to Busia, Kenya, many of our grantees this week are planting gardens and educating their communities about nutritious food, organic gardening and permaculture principles. We are honored to give $1000 seed grants to the following projects all over the world.
After this intense immersion into the social fabric of our city's deportee community, we have learned that there are many creative ways to approach social issues and that we are ready to take on the new challenges ahead through more economically viable and scalable model of social enterprise in urban farming.