1. Transforming urban food production - spark.poptech.org

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  2. Homegrown Revolution (2008) is a film short that gives a brief introduction to the Dervaes Family's urban homestead which they call "Path to Freedom." On this tiny city lot, a beautiful and productive oasis was created, producing 6,000 lbs of food annually and is a model of urban sustainability.

    Film premiers at the WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL (Jan 9-11, 2009)

    wildandscenicfilmfestival.org

    ------About Path to Freedom------

    Since the mid 1980s, members of the Dervaes family have steadily worked at transforming their ordinary city lot in Pasadena into a thriving organic micro farm that supplies them with food all year round. These eco-pioneers also run a successful home business providing their surplus produce to local restaurants. Through their adventures in growing and preserving their own food, installing a solar power system, home-brewing biodiesel for fuel, raising backyard farm animals, and learning back-to-basics skills, these modern-day pioneers have revived the old-fashioned spirit of self-reliance and resourcefulness.

    Since 2001, their website has inspired hundreds of thousands to take steps towards a sustainable future and has generated a 21st century urban homestead movement.

    visit their blog at urbanhomestead.org/journal

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  3. 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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  4. For more info on making your own greenwall please check out my blog: diygreenwalls.blogspot.com/

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