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A poem: Old MacDonald Had an Organic Urban Rooftop Farm

…a passing fad like rollerblades, high-waisted jeans, gluten-free diets

By Garth Horn
Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
2012

Excerpt:

“Old MacDonald had an organic urban rooftop farm, EEE-I-EEE-I-O! And on that farm he had a vegan girlfriend named September who he met at a sheep shearing class at 3rdWard in Brooklyn who was totally hot and was totally into the rooftop-farming thing until she realized that she liked going to the Hamptons a whole lot more so she dumped Old MacDonald for a documentary filmmaker/personal trainer/DJ/sushi chef/surfboard shaper/trust fund baby whose father owns half of East Hampton.”

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July 15, 2012   Comments Off on A poem: Old MacDonald Had an Organic Urban Rooftop Farm

Rooftop and other gardens in Helsinki, Finland

Anna Maija Luomi, a university teacher and gardening enthusiast, takes us to visit her favorite green haunts in Helsinki.

By Gustavo Alavedra
This is Finland
July 2012

Excerpts:

Helsinki is full of gardens, hidden from the general public’s view. We follow a gardening enthusiast around the city as she shows us her favorite green getaways.

The trip starts in Ruoholahti where we visit a roof top garden – a visionary project by Slow Food Helsinki.

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July 15, 2012   Comments Off on Rooftop and other gardens in Helsinki, Finland