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Coming Event in Keene

SCSA has been invited to host a table on biochar at the upcoming “Urban Farming” festival, being held in Keene, NH on Wednesday, July 15.  See the details here:   293 more words

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Urban roof gardens to green the cities

 Photo credit: Food Tank

Fresh & Local farms Mumbai’s rooftops.

Greening Mumbai: Bringing Agriculture to the Rooftops of India’s Largest City

Mumbai, India ranks among the largest cities in the world, with a total metropolitan population of… 205 more words


Garden On Roof|Space Gardening

A roof garden is a garden on the roof of a building. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings may provide food, temperature control, hydrological benefits, architectural enhancement, habitats or corridors for wildlife, recreational opportunities, and in large scale it may even have ecological benefits. 362 more words

Gardening Ideas

...[L]et yourself be.

For the Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture at the PEN festival, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about censorships: colonial, societal, self… A nuanced firebrand, she made one think; her definition of self-censorship included not just the holding back of speech based on audience, but also the disallowing of oneself to do something based on a pre-set plan. 67 more words

Ennui and the bee

In the 3 weeks since I posted “An invincible summer“, a miraculous revolution has taken place.




Despite this, I find I have precious little to say these days. 131 more words

An invincible summer

It’s been a long snowy winter in the northeast. Even today, March 30th, I awoke to a forecast of “currently snowing”, so I thought this quote from Albert Camus apt: 77 more words

Hi-rise help for bees

Even if you live in a skyscraper, if you’ve got a balcony (or a flat roof), you can help save bees and other pollinators. The Home Garden Seed Association recently reported that flowers don’t have to be growing in ground-level beds to attract bees and butterflies. 118 more words

Thinking Green