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The Canadian Green Consumer Guide: How You Can Help
Book
1988
A guide to responsible shopping that won't cost the earth.
Edible Landscaping
Creasy, Rosland
Book
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Farming Without Machines: A Revolutionary Agricultural Technology
Bramhall, Stuart Jeanne
Article
1974
Originally published in 1974, How to Grow More Vegetables, Eighth Edition: (And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land than You Can Imagine1 remain...
Gardening and food-growing guide: Personal advice and tips on growing your own fruit and vegetables to stay healthy and save money.
Article
2004
We all know the advantages of organically produced food, but why should we have to spend a fortune on organic fruit and veg? It is often from miles away, over packed, expensive, a bit manky by the tim...
Guerrilla gardening: Connexipedia Article
Article
Political gardening, a form of direct action, primarily practiced by environmentalists.
The Harrowsmith Reader: An Anthology from Canada's National Award Winning Magazine of Country Life and Alternatives to Bigness
Lawrence, James (ed.)
Book
1978
Articles on land, country careers, shelter, gardening, husbandry, food, trees, and rural life.
An Illustrated Guide to Growing Food on Your Balcony
Mrosovsky, Lara Lucretia
Book
2011
A booklet for people in the city who grow or want to grow plants in container. The information is meant to be basic enough for beginners and informattive enough to be a handy reference for even an exp...
In 2011 the dacha gardens of Russia produced 40% of the nation's food.
Article
2013
While many in the world are completely dependent on large scale agriculture, the Russian people feed themselves. Their agricultural economy is small scale, predominantly organic and in the capable han...
In Home Gardens, Income and Food for Urban Poor
Whitman, Elizabeth
Article
2013
A slowly but steadily growing phenomenon in Jordan, urban agriculture has vast potential for reducing poverty and improving food security, and it has the added benefit of greening and cleaning up more...
The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Georg Adler, Peter Hudis, and Annelies Laschitza)
Book
1990
Blending a passionate sensibility and a steely intellect with an unshakeable commitment to revolutionary socialism, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. In this comp...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 21, 2015: A Healthier Planet
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
With the start of the growing season in much of the Northern hemisphere, Other Voices digs up articles and resources related to urban agriculture and local food production. Urban agriculture - growing...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 5, 2015: Ecosocialism, environment, and urban gardening
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
This issue of Other Voices covers a wide range of issues, from the climate crisis and the ecosocialist response, to terrorism and the struggle against religious fundamentalism, as well as items on urb...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
Plant, Pick & Eat It: Wenn ein Garten wächst
Reinisch, Ines (director)
Film/Video
2014
A group of neighbours in Kassel, Germany come together to transform a public space into a community garden. The film explores both the positive human impacts of the initiative and the subsequent resis...
Plant This Movie
Hatch, Karney (director)
Film/Video
2014
A documentary which encourages people to use green spaces to grow vegetables instead of grass. The film explores urban gardening in cities including Havana, Shanghai, Calcutta, Addis Ababa, Lima, New ...
Skills for Simple Living
Tillostson, Betty (Edited by)
Book
1991
Social Activist Grace Lee Boggs on Shaking Up the Status Quo in America
Film/Video
2007
Grace Lee Boggs has been a part of almost every major movement in the United States in the last 75 years, including: Labor, Civil Rights, Black Power, Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

GuerrillaGardening.org
Turning abandoned and neglected public space into places to grow food and flowers.
Seeds of Diversity
Seeds of Diversity is a non-profit network of gardeners and farmers, promoting biodiversity of food crops through conservation, documentation, and use of open-pollinated plants. Through our magazine, ...

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Common Ground Magazine
Independent magazine about health, the environment, personal growth and creativity.
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, the Museum c...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world. Our science mission is to: * Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity. * Use t...

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Share if You Think Every School Should Have a Year-Round Organic Gardening Program!
Allsup, Kim
2016
A few years ago the children at our school grew, harvested and, ultimately, ate a giant, two-pound carrot. Our organic gardening program at the Waldorf School of Cape Cod has come a long way since the...