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Farming State of Mind – New York City

The Perennial Plate Episode 81: Farming State of Mind (NYC) from Daniel Klein on Vimeo.

The Perennial Plate Episode 81: By Daniel Klein

By Daniel Klein
The Perennial Plate
(Beautiful and inspiring 7 minute video. Mike)

“This week (and next) we visit some incredible folks who are making real food happen around New York City. In this case – its three very different farmers, sharing their New York experience.”

December 1, 2011   Comments Off on Farming State of Mind – New York City

The National Trust in Great Britain pledged to create 1000 allotments by 2012


The allotment holders of Corfe Castle in Dorset. Photo by BNPS.

Allotments listed on Landshare

Landshare
2nd September 2011

Excerpt:

Over 20 National Trust properties are now running allotments or community gardens or orchards on their sites, many of which are stunning historic properties with incredible views as well as great growing soil. At Kingston Lacy in Dorset a set of 118 new allotments have been established. There are 40 allotments for members of the local community; 26 for school and community groups and a further 52 subsidised plots for individuals referred through local housing associations.

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Urban agriculture and factory conversion, Bangkok, Thailand

Urban Farm Urban Barn – Return Farming to the City

Holcim Awards Silver 2011 Asia Pacific
Isavaret Tamonut, TTH Trading Co., Ltd, Thailand
March 2012

Project description
Located in a mixed use urban zone in central Bangkok, the Urban Farm Urban Barn aims to return green areas to the booming city. A former textile factory and abandoned farmland on an adjacent block shall be transformed into a 1.4ha agricultural production site and retail outlet. The atrophying rural economy is reactivated in the context of modern urbanity, and elaborated in a remarkable way. The factory building is converted into an eco-supermarket, additional buildings, such as a restaurant and marketplace are integrated into the crop production by becoming agricultural structures themselves.

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December 1, 2011   1 Comment