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Can Mushrooms Save the World?

Can Mushrooms Save the World?

Mushrooms and the Environment Listen to  John B. Wells joined by Paul Stamets in this video. He has been a dedicated mycologist for over thirty years. Discussion how mushrooms can enhance the health of our forests, gardens and bodies. Explanation how major extinction events may have contributed to the increase in the numbers of fungi. With more than 5 million species of fungi on the planet. Some interesting facts about Fungi from the video discussions. Upto 25% of the worlds bio...
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Natural Farming with Masanobu Fukuoka

Natural Farming with Masanobu Fukuoka

One hour with the legendary Masanobu Fukuoka Further Onsite Reading: The Straight Poop on Sustainable Farming with Joel Salatin Rooftop Kitchen Garden in India Natural Insecticides for a Vegetable Garden

The Gift

The Gift

The Gift is a portrait of Dan Jason, a pioneer in seed farming who has gone against the grain of industrial agriculture. He shares with us an alternate vision of the bounty nature provides. The Gift | Jean-Marc Abela from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo. Further Onsite Reading: The Integration of Living Space with Agriculture A Tale of Two Rooftops Urban Farm Feeds the Neighborhood The Straight Poop on Sustainable Farming with Joel Salatin

Shady Grove Farm Fights for Right to Farm

Shady Grove Farm Fights for Right to Farm

Shady Grove Farm, owned and operated by the Buchler family in Gwinn, MI, is in a legal battle with the Forsyth Township over zoning regulations and the right to farm. Further Onsite Reading: Urban Farm Tour with Will Allen Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn In A Chicago Suburb, An Indoor Farm Goes ‘Mega’ Urban Farm Feeds the Neighborhood

The Integration of Living Space with Agriculture

The Integration of Living Space with Agriculture

Permaculture Design from Jean-Marc Abela on Vimeo. In this short documentary, David Arnold, a permaculture designer in Victoria, Australia gives a tour of his edible yard and talks about his vision of the future — the integration of living space with agriculture. Further Onsite Reading: The Gift An Introduction to Permaculture Food Forest with Chickens Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?