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Santropol Roulant

How can an organization address urban food security and social inclusion while meeting the shifting needs and interests of a community?

The word “roulant” in French means “rolling” which conjures an image of some kind of cycle or circle –something that gives back.  600 more words

Social Seeds

And blinking, step into the sun...

The title of the post is from The Circle of Life. And that’s what I’m going to show you – the birth of the bounty, its riotous crescendo, its waning, resting, and rising up again – in pictures: 151 more words

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

News & Essays

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

Desertification

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