Sustainability

In order to show how vegetables are grown in New York, we reversed what the plants do: We harvest in spring what we filmed in fall.

This is a non-commercial, independent project created by Petrina Engelke and Raul Mandru.

Video:
Petrina Engelke & Raul Mandru

Music:
"Mirleft" and "Half A Decade"
from the Album "Fox Hill Lane"

by Guy Buttery
guybuttery.bandcamp.com

guybuttery.co.za

Gina and Scott Keatley
Nourishing USA
East Harlem
nourishingusa.org

Ben Flanner and Anastasia Plakias
Brooklyn Grange Farm
Queens
brooklyngrangefarm.com

Patrick Connolly
Bobo
Greenwich Village
bobonyc.com

Daniel Bowman Simon
People’s Garden NYC
City Hall, Manhattan
peoplesgardennyc.org

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Sustainability is a pretty long word that’s tricky to spell. It describes the ability for something to keep going at the same rate and in just as good condition as before. It is tempting for humans to think that we should be able to do anything we want. Unfortunately nature does not work like this – our planet has limits. Every living system can only take so much use before it starts to weaken and decline. When this decline


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Sustainability is a pretty long word that’s tricky to spell. It describes the ability for something to keep going at the same rate and in just as good condition as before. It is tempting for humans to think that we should be able to do anything we want. Unfortunately nature does not work like this – our planet has limits. Every living system can only take so much use before it starts to weaken and decline. When this decline reaches a tipping point the living system slows down and can never reclaim its former glory.

To learn more, head to coolaustralia.org/ca_topic/sustainability-2/

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