On March 7th at 5pm see Lindsay Curren at the Philadelphia Flower Show in the Gardener’s Studio for a talk on her art show, 31 Days of Urban Agriculture.
This week marked the release of Prime Number Issue #67, the cover of which I provided in the linoleum block print pictured above. Prime Number is a journal of distinctive poetry and prose published by Press 53. Prime Number’s issues are not Issue #1, #2, #3 etc., but rather are the prime numbers in orders, so […]
The Food: Not Lawns Movement is a perfect storm in addressing how we can cut back on destructive practices while increasing healthy and productive ones.
Sustainable local food farming is a better climate solution than energy-intensive and centralized production that relies on broad transportation distribution networks.
Food deserts are a tragedy of modern times. But while they are a blight that strikes at the health and welfare of many, inspiring things being done to combat them.
Aquaponic systems create symbiotic relationships in food production and, while they do use energy, are far less energy-intensive than industrial agriculture,
Who better to tell the story of pickling things than Bryce Shivers and Lisa Eversman, the pickle-happy characters played by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein on the hit IFC sketch comedy show “Portlandia.”
Reviving local flower industries for jobs, sustainability, and beauty!
In the urban ag world, tales of keeping chickens and bees, and even of goats mowing lawns and bluffs, are fairly common. Lesser known is the world of urban rabbit keeping. Yet for many reasons the very old tradition of raising meat rabbits is ripe for a comeback.
Writing about goat mowers will probably be among my most favorite essays for the chapbook for this show because the link between fossil fuel use and an overtaxed economy and environment are so painfully felt.