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Unilever Grows U.S. Urban Farming Commitment with New Mission-Based Brand

Growing Roots, an organic, plant-based food brand, will donate half of all profits to support Unilever’s urban farming partnerships Press Release Unilever United States, Inc. Mar 06,...

‘Munch’ project enlivens city street life in Coquitlam, BC

Erin Davidson of the Austin Heights Business Improvement Association and Peter Meegan of Mary Ann Meegan Insurance Ltd. with one of 38 planters filled...

Meatless Monday: Soupe Joumou — Haiti's Pot of Gold

This post originally ran on March 27, 2010. I wrote it after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, from which the country has still not recovered....

Refugee farmer puts down Halifax roots

Data Ram Humagai is the first employee of Common Roots Urban Farm that emerged from the Deep Roots program. “I learned how to grow...

Climate Change This Week: Heating Up, Melting Away, Upping Wind Power, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Jeweled Flower Mantis found in Asian...

The 'Can't-Do' Approach Of The American Auto Industry

Over half a century ago, the American auto industry fought against seat belts. In 1970, they fought against the requirement that they install catalytic...

VIDEO: Eastside Sol Celebrates Community, Culture, and Clean Energy in Los Angeles

EAST SIDE SOL 2016 from Youth Speak Media Solutions on Vimeo. By: Luis Gutierrez, Senior Associate, Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN) and Jorge...

Canada: Winnipeg newcomers reap benefits of North End community garden

Sita Gurung, from Bhutan, gardens in Winnipeg. Sita Gurung, who moved to Winnipeg from Bhutan with her husband and young daughter five years ago, says...

Baby Goat Can Only Truly Relax When Dressed As A Duck

She’s not kidding around. Polly, a 6-month-old goat in Annandale, New Jersey, is blind and experiences anxiety. But put her in a duck costume and...

Washington D.C. Urban Gardens Bring Low-Cost, Fresh Produce To City’s Food Deserts

Jacquana McIntyre started as a volunteer and now manages one of DC UrbanGreen’s farms at Fort Stanton in Southeast Washington, D.C. Photo by Larisa...
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