Education

Open Letter to California

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The following is a letter from Adam Jorge to his home state of California about water use and recirculating farms: When people think of California, most envision sunny beaches, surfing, skiing, and those famous “Board Meetings” commercial spots that fueled the state’s tourism campaign. It seems like a true paradise—and, I can tell you, after […]

Farm basics

Growing Local Food in Recirculating Farms

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With increasing fuel costs, concerns about climate change and a demand for fresher food, the notion of eating local – trying to buy and eat food grown nearby – is gaining in popularity each day. And recirculating farms are helping to push this movement forward! While many families, schools and restaurants are turning to farmers […]

Farm basics

What are Recirculating Farms?

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There is a lot of talk these days about “natural” “whole” foods and “sustainable” “green” businesses. Eating local and thinking global has become trendy, but these are also important concepts if we hope to make healthy choices for ourselves and our planet. Putting all these thoughts together may seem daunting, but over the last 30 […]

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Interview with Will Allen of Growing Power

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This is a podcast interview with Will Allen of Growing Power in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, when he visited Brooklyn, New York this summer. Mr. Allen is known nationwide for his work in urban farming. This podcast was originally published on the Ecocentric Blog, hosted by one of our partner organizations. Check out the first podcast in […]