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1925 – Silent Screen Star ‘Buster Keaton’ Had a Food Garden

Actor gardens with his sons Bob and Joe

Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Circa 1925: American star of the silent screen Buster Keaton (1895 – 1966) at work in the front garden of his bungalow at MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer) studios, with his two sons Bob and Joe. The bungalow, named ‘Keaton’s Kennel’ was built for him as a dressing room.

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Calgary Community Ale Brews Larger Urban Gardening Conversations

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Approximately 1,300 one-litre growlers of Village Gardener Community Involved Ale were brewed last year. Photo credit: Colin Way.

Collaborative ale an example of ‘community at its core’

By Jennifer Neutel
Axiom News
February 25, 2014

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Village Brewery gave kegs to the people who had provided hops, which the community association used for a fundraiser event. “It was a nice little endless loop of love,” Jim says.

In January, Village Brewery held a meeting with a diverse group of Calgarians interested in urban gardening and sustainability. Representatives from four community associations were among those in attendance and are looking into getting involved and providing hops this year.

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The Compass to Urban Agriculture in Freiburg, Germany

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By Urban Food Compass

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Maybe you are new in Freiburg? Are you interested in urban agriculture? No matter if you are keen to get involved yourself and dig some weeds and plant herbs, or just want to enjoy locally grown food: this compilation of different initiatives and groups in and around Frieburg helps you to find what you are looking for!

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