Tag Archives: Urban Agriculture

Little Farm in the Ghetto

When people visit my gardens, I feel a sense of joy when I hear, “This inspires me.  I want to to do this!”  Each time I visit fellow gardener and friend, Antoinette Juhl, on her Little Farm in the Ghetto, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Seeds & Varities Owned by Monsanto

If you follow me, you know that I wrote a piece entitled Heirloom vs. Hybrid and GMO…What’s the difference? And why should I care? which includes a list of seed companies owned by Monsanto that you may want to avoid if … Continue reading

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Days of Action: Occupy Your Food

In response to the growing food movement as well as the growing concern about GM and GE foods, a few actions are happening this Spring. Besides writing your reps in DC to let them know what you think about labeling … Continue reading

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Sustainable Practices Evolving at Occupy Wall Street

Don’t let mainstream press fool you, the people at Zuccotti Park know what change needs to happen. I’ve often written about how people have lost touch with Earth and have moved away from the land. The food on the shelves … Continue reading

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Slow, Peaceful, Inspirational & Beautiful

My good friend, Craig, shared this article with me today.  It’s picturesque as well as beautifully and simply written…a fantastic example that a few words can convey an important message.  The article addresses so many issues that are close to … Continue reading

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Dirt!

I started The Agrarian Urbanite in June 2009, and from the first issue, I have preached about dirt.  Whether through teaching about compost, sheet mulching, or how simply digging in the dirt intrinsically affects the spirit, I have advocated for … Continue reading

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So Really, What’s the Rush?

Except for a few straggling okras and green beans, the garden’s production has screeched to a halt.  The green tomatoes on the vines refuse to change without the summer sun’s encouragement, and the one’s that have changed don’t have the … Continue reading

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