Tag Archives: Green

Happy Food Day! Video Greeting Card to Spread the Love

Huge thanks to all the video contributors’ time and thoughtful lessons that we can all celebrate, acknowledge and honor on Food Day!  Oct. 24, 2012. ALSO:  Join this call!  Bridging Communities (a Duke Univ. grad student group engaging in social … Continue reading

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Growing Groceries in Pots: Lessons from workshop at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

I had a great time with some eco-conscious, healthy eating pals with whom I attended a lecture/workshop at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens.  Gardener and foodie Marie Viljoen talked “Edibles on the Eduge,” about growing edibles in small urban spaces, such … Continue reading

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Colombian Community Leaders speak out against Free Trade Agreement with US

Repost:  Videos by Diane Arango.  Impact of the Free Trade Agreement with Colombia on Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Communities.  The Obama Administration has announced that it wants to move forward with the FTA with Colombia. ACT NOW! Send this video to … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: Paper Seed-starting Pots!

I used this as an easy hands-on activity with the 6th graders of M.S. 88 to get them started on seeding!  The technique is so simple, once you do it, there’s no way to forget it.  But for the window/home … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference

November 19-21rst will be the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community will convene at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation.

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Inspired Protagonist vs. Brawny: Seventh Generation showdown

Reposted from TriplePundit.com: Brand competition in the Sustainability Era You might have heard a rumor that the weekend was invented by Ford, in order to spur economic growth in and around is factories.  And that would be partially true.  Ford … Continue reading

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Majora Carter seeks “Hometown Security” in Net Impact Keynote

Reposted from TriplePundit.com: On Saturday, October 30, Net Impact closed out their 2010 conference on sustainable enterprise at the UMich Ross School of Business with keynote speaker Majora Carter, a dynamic green community development consultant whose work is revitalizing in … Continue reading

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