1. Our Table Coopertive

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    from Shawn Linehan Added 442 1 3

    Farmer Josh Volk and his crew manually plant, grow, and harvest CSA vegetables that are then delivered by bike. Josh is part of the Our Table Cooperative in Sherwood, Oregon which offers a year round CSA, u-pick blueberries, pasture raised beef, and geese. www.ourtable.us/

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    • The Verge Permaculture Grad Series - 10/11 - Luke Kimmel

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      from light & soul Added 1,615 18 3

      Luke Kimmel is a young social entepreneur and permaculture designer who shows that both the entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to heal the planet can be satisfied through permaculture and urban farming. His vision and approach are based on the notion that humans can live in a way that makes us a positive force on planet earth, and that through following our hearts and dedicating ourselves, entrepreneurs and good-willed people have all the opportunity in the world to create small sustainable businesses / projects that can help them follow their dreams while making the world a better place. Prior to starting work in permaculture, Luke helped found and run a clothing company / artist collective / events company called Light & Soul, and had also undertaken ventures in product distribution, business development, and music management. Thus, Luke's approach to permaculture came through the lense of entrepreneurship, and all began when he first discovered yurts, and was extremely intrigued by the concept of building his own home for less than $15 000. This led him to examine the concept of self sufficiency, and eventually move to a farm to in Winlaw, BC to take his first Permaculture Design Certificate course . After taking this course and spending a couple months living on a farm, Luke knew that he had found his true calling - to live out his vision of paradise through cultivating sustainable human habitats and creating opportunitites for meaningful work and community development. Now, with the help of 3 other long time friends and business partners, Luke helps run their company Leaf Ninjas which does urban farming and permaculture design / edible landscaping in Calgary, AB. The Leaf Ninjas now cultivate a half acre of urban farmland spread between 10 back yards in the inner city neighborhoods of Inglewood and Ramsay, and will be selling produce to local restaurants and at the Inglewood & Ramsay Farmers Market which they helped found in 2012. Over the past 3 years Luke has consulted on a wide variety of permaculture projects ranging from urban yards to community gardens to small and medium sized homesteads and acreages. The Leaf Ninjas have now designed and installed 8 permaculture gardens in Calgary and they plan to increase that number significantly in 2013, while also offering consulting and design services geared towards DIY gardeners and land owners who want to foster a more meaningful connection with their landscape. Luke was also instrumental in shifting the focus of the company Light & Soul from clothing to video production, and helped produce the Verge Graduate Interview Series which you are watching now... So thank you for watching with us, and we hope you enjoy the videos :) vergepermaculture.ca leafninjas.ca

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      • Maui Aquaponics

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        from David Mercer Added 9,150 23 3

        The Hawaiian Islands are often called paradise. But living in the middle of the Pacific Ocean comes at a price. Supermarket chain “Wholefoods” is known locally as “Whole Paycheck.” And with a cost of living 30% higher than places like New York, the island is jokingly called “the palmed prison” because some people simply can’t afford to leave. To break this dependence, some residents are looking to aquaponics – a system that combines aquatic farming with hydroponics. Al Jazeera English investigates ... Filmed on Panasonic GH1.

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        • Joseph Grootenboer | Riverbell Market Garden

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          from Foster Visuals Added 1,916 14 3

          Grown Here. Made Here. Served Here. cktable.ca Creative Director: Melinda Croft Director, Cinematographer, and Editor: Brent Foster Cinematographer: Gerald Mabee Aerial Pilot: Mark Poissant Producer/Audio: Tammy Foster Creative Support: James Rasmussen

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          • How Does it Grow? Mushrooms

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            from How Does it Grow? Added 48.4K 77 3

            Telling the stories of our food from field to fork. Episode One: Get to know a mysterious food that suffers from a case of mistaken identity.

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            • A Good Earth

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              from Earthcare Productions Added 37 0 2

              This film prescribes the antidote to Green Revolution type of technology to bolster agricultural production. This film explores the sustainable agricultural practices and philosophy across the country. The film travels through Bharuch and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, through Bangalore and Umergaon on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border through Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh, Nagaland and Pondicherry at the Gloria farms - the 100 acre organic farm. The film meets several farmers and sustainable agricultural philosophers and webs together a strong argument against chemicals and for natural and organic farming. The narrative of the film is in the voice of the farmers and practitioners of this farming.

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              • When the Earth Smiles

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                from Elnora Ebillo Added 170 0 2

                Permaculture farming as practiced in Cabiokid (Cabiao, Nueva Ecija, Philippines)

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                • 'Timbaktu' - Final sequence - Score

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                  from Ishaan Chhabra Added 125 2 2

                  A land where the soil has started to breathe again, a village that does not exist on the map , a people who celebrate life, a no-where, no-where land... By showcasing the exemplary efforts of farmers of a tiny village in Andhra Pradesh, Timbaktu explores critical issues of food security and sovereignty. At its heart, Timbaktu looks at the relationship that a farmer shares with her land, her seeds and raises critical questions about food, the very essence of human life. Check out the full film at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0Wp-5Mjs7Y ..and the score at http://soundcloud.com/ic814/timbaktu Winner, Best Environment Film at the 60th National Awards of India Directed by : Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh [Black Ticket Films] Camera: Sushmit Ghosh Sound Design: Pratik Biswas Editing and Graphics: Vishal Chauhan Music: Ishaan Chhabra Produced by: The Public Service Broadcasting Trust of India © 2012, PSBT India. All rights reserved.

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                  • The Edible Peace Patch Garden

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                    from Kelly Schiller Added 1,095 5 2

                    The Edible Peace Patch Garden is a cooperative effort between Eckerd College Environmental Studies and Lakewood Elementary School to start an organic garden at the Lakewood Elementary School site. This project set a standard for experiential education provided valuable mentoring opportunities for undergraduate students at Eckerd College.

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                    • Cyprus Promo

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                      from fonckfilms Added 396 3 2

                      2011 Cyprus International Cuisine Promo Video. Shot and Edited by Fonck Films. Music by Stateless. Album: Matilda, Song: Ballad of NGD.

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