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TED Talks with Roger Doiron |
Saturday, 14th September 2013
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"We need to not lose the fun of food. Food is at its best when its delicious but shared as part of a community."  Inspiring words from Roger Doiron, who in this TED talk explains how growing vegetables in the garden can improve our health, our communities and our finances. Roger's family saved over...
 
DateFarmer |
Saturday, 7th September 2013
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With three different rocket stoves built into one, this kitchen can cook entire meals for lots of people, all at the same time. It even includes an oven! One stove has been shaped so various pots, pans and woks can be used and another for griddles. Embedding the stoves into a counter top enabled a...
 
Permaculture Magazine |
Tuesday, 27th August 2013
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Nigeria will be celebrating its 100th birthday next year and as part of the celebration a new city will be built based on biomimicry. Following the systems of nature, the 'Smart City' will be built in Abuja, being self sufficient and interdependent. The design will use, "natural resources as the...
 
TED Talks |
Saturday, 24th August 2013
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Getting clean energy on the political agenda is incredibly difficult in the US, the UK and other countries across the world. With oil, gas and coal as the traditional energy suppliers and so much money invested in them, it is hard to introduce new technologies. Jennifer Granholm, Michigan's 47th...
 
Daniel Dobbie |
Saturday, 17th August 2013
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Although most crops are already in the ground and beginning to harvest, now is a good time to sow your winter and early spring crops to make sure they are hardy for the cold weather. Once these are big enough to plant out they will need hardening off to prepare them for outside conditions. Here...
 
David Pagan Butler |
Saturday, 27th July 2013
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How much do you want to spend building a new swimming pool? When you really think about the cost of a little luxurious dip, you may be put off. Furthermore, if you have any ecological awareness, you also know that a chlorinated pool may have ill effects on both you and the local environment. Here,...
 
Kirsten Dirksen |
Sunday, 21st July 2013
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In a time where house prices are too high, and land is unaffordable, American Janine Alexander has built her own home on wheels as the solution.  By using unwanted recycled items and a 1950s DIY book, Janine has created a mobile house for less than $3,500 / £2,300. In her town, house prices can be...
 
Sebastian von Holstein |
Saturday, 13th July 2013
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This short film takes you on a journey through modern suburbia, where precious resources are wasted on unproductive spaces. Individuals dedicate enormous amounts of time tending the very blades of grass they will never enjoy. Kids are forbidden from playing on them, they remain simply the trophy...
 
Sebastian von Holstein |
Friday, 28th June 2013
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How many people do you think live in food deserts? Ron Finley, a guerrilla gardener from South Central Los Angeles explains that it might be a little more than we believe. 26.5 million Americans live in food poverty. This is not due a lack of food, it is a lack of access to food quality and...
 
Sebastian von Holstein |
Saturday, 22nd June 2013
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Here Dan Barber, talks are known for confronting serious issues in a witty style, takes a comedic look into the problems over-fishing, polluting aquacultures and fish farms. As a food lover, Dan looks at the biggest question asked by restaurants in the 21st century: How do we keep fish on our menus...
 

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