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Globeville Swansea Elyria Urban Agriculture Project

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A Youth Corps member learns to shear a sheep.

Created and organized by Feed Denver

Local Harvest Foods is excited to donate our land for the Feed Denver urban farm and farm stand at the corner of 42nd and Steele, a true food desert, that the Feed Denver crew is dedicated to making thrive!

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May 30, 2010   Comments Off on Globeville Swansea Elyria Urban Agriculture Project

Soil Born Farms Urban Agriculture Project, Sacramento, California


Short news clip from KTXL Fox 40 News in Sacramento, California about a farm company teaching people how to maintain crops and create their own food in an urban environment.

Past, Present, and Future of the group

Soil Born Farms Urban Agriculture Project started in 2000 as a small urban organic farm located in Sacramento, California. Our story began with two young and inexperienced organic farmers who had a dream and lots of ambition. Wanting to reconnect urban dwellers with healthy food and where it comes from, Marco and I put a hand written note in the mailbox of a local Sacramento resident asking if we could grow on her land in exchange for produce. The next day a deal was struck, and Soil Born Farms was born. Seven seasons later, filled with hard work and lessons learned, Soil Born has grown and matured beyond expectations.

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‘Part Time Farmer’ by the Corrigan Brothers and Pete Creighton

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View the song ‘Part Time Farmer’ here.

A New Musical Genre “Rural”

The song “ My carrots aren’t straight enough for the Supermarket” tells the story of the pressure on vegetable farmers to conform to supermarket specifications.

Has Urban had it’s day? Are we tired of drive by shootings and gangsters . Well the Irish Band who had the international hit and have over six million you tube hits with “There’s no one as Irish as Barack Obama” think so. They are pioneering a new musical Genre called Rural. Instead of gang war and angry homies there will be tractors, cows, sheep, eggs, rural pubs, marts and farmers markets. Lead singer Ger Corrigan explained “Rural has arrived and we want to sing the praises of the country. We see joy in the smell of cow dung; we see love and vocation in the work of the vet. We love misshapen vegetables and we want to celebrate that in song”.

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