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Like Farmer, Like Dog

A Series Exploring The Relationship Between Urban Farmers And Their Canine Companions In New York City

Produced by Kat Johnson, Micaela Heck, and Jordan Werner.
Dec 2017

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In the first episode we hung out under the Williamsburg Bridge at North Brooklyn Farms with Emma and her feisty pup Jam. This time, we’re taking a trek up to the Randall’s Island Urban Farm to meet Erica Harte and Baxter. Erica is a farmer and educator in the farm’s Edible Education Program.

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December 20, 2017   Comments Off on Like Farmer, Like Dog

India: Kochi school auctions organic produce to encourage farming

The school auctions the produce from its terrace farm among teachers and reinvest the earning back into farming

Times of India
Dec 12, 2017

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The project was initiated in August and the school has so far held five such auctions. School authorities suggest that the farm produce often gets auctioned entirely for around Rs 2,000 every alternate week.

“We had the space to undertake the terrace farming project. Once we proposed this idea, the school assured full support. Right now, we have around 200 grow bags on the terrace, where we farm vegetables such as okra, eggplant, tomatoes, bitter gourd and cauliflowers.

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December 20, 2017   Comments Off on India: Kochi school auctions organic produce to encourage farming