Andernach residents create a perminent garden

“The town of Andernach in western Germany has turned a local eyesore into a lush garden. Local residents are thrilled – they are permitted to pick the fruit and harvest the vegetables and they take pleasure in the beauty of the garden.”

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xs4wt3_andernach-residents-create-a-community-garden-people_news?start=3

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Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes

“What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the story of how she and a growing team of volunteers came together to turn plots of unused land into communal vegetable gardens, and to change the narrative of food in their community.

Pam Warhurst cofounded Incredible Edible, an initiative in Todmorden, England dedicated to growing food locally by planting on unused land throughout the community.”

http://www.ted.com/talks/pam_warhurst_how_we_can_eat_our_landscapes.html

White Sonoran Wheat a Heritage Grain

A video featuring Gary Nabhan on Avalon Organic Gardens’ White Sonora Wheat project growing a heritage grain that Father Kino brought to Southwest US area in 1691.

Agricultural biodiversity and climate change

Carlo Fadda, Senior Scientist, Bioversity International, Kenya talks about the importance of using agricultural biodiversity to suit farmers’ future needs in the face of climate change.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1UwZ_o6vgs&feature=youtu.be

Paul Wheaton on Polycultures

Polycultures are self organizing, multi-organism plant communities.  Paul Wheaton explains the benefits in his blog post and video.

http://www.makeitmissoula.com/2012/08/paul-wheaton-talks-polyculture/

Interview with Janisse Ray author of “The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution To Save Food”

“More than ninety percent of U.S. seed varieties available in the early 1900s have disappeared. Janisse Ray trekked through the backyards of gardeners and farmers who are trying to keep the rest of our seeds from going to pot. Host Steve Curwood talks to Janisse Ray, author of the book “The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food.”

http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=12-P13-00032&segmentID=7

How to make an African keyhole style raised bed

Here is a detailed video showing how to make an African keyhole style raised bed:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykCXfjzfaco&feature=player_embedded