Conversations On a Small Island to Accelerate Positive Change on the Planet

March 26, 2016

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Monica Laurence exudes positive energy and is resolute in her mission to drive conversation toward creating positive change for the planet.

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The creator behind Turtle Talks, a web series project … Read More...

Floating Food Forest to Dock in New York City

March 10, 2016

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A floating food forest on a 50-foot platform made from shipping containers will dock in New York City waters throughout 2016.

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Public Food in Public Space
Swale is a collaborative floating urban food project dedicated to rethinking and challenging New … Read More...

Fiskars Kicks Off 2015 Project Orange Thumb Community Garden Initiative

November 18, 2015

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Community gardening cultivates many things: creative expression, beautiful outdoor spaces, civic and community collaboration, healthy hand-grown foods and sustainable living.

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As a leader in the garden industry celebrating and supporting community gardening, Fiskars launched Project Orange Thumb, a community garden … Read More...

Project Orange Thumb Seeds Community Gardens

January 15, 2015

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Community gardens offer an opportunity to grow food collectively–great for those without their own land, and especially vital in areas where fresh produce may not be plentiful. But more importantly: community gardens improve the quality of people’s lives.

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Blooms Behind Bars: Urban Gardening and Sustainability in American Prisons

November 7, 2013

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Prison garden. Photo by Benj Drummond and Sara Joy Steele.

When you think of urban gardens, you probably don’t picture prisons. But there’s a new trend in urban gardening, and prisons across the United States are climbing on board.

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