This past summer I did a bit of volunteering at a local urban farming plot that some friends facilitate. They have been given half of a parking lot in the middle of Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, BC to set up small garden plots. They fit about six 3×5 plots for specific [...]
[ June 4, 2010; ]
May Focus on Food & Water
END WATER POVERTY
Without water, life would not exist. It is needed for all life and plays an important role in economic development.
But, nearly one billion people – about one in eight – lack access to clean water. More than twice that many, 2.5 billion people, don’t have access to a [...]
[ May 21, 2010; ] A big part of the global food and water crisis is this un-natural desire the 21st Century human population has for more, more, more.
Our current generations are defined by consumerism. Taking in as much as we can. Piling up stuff, buying the better upgraded version new stuff (like cell phones, computers and .mp3 players) [...]