1. NYC's Cool New Backyard Farms: Growing More Than Just Produce

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    Urban NYC farmers have set their eyes on a new prize: transforming privately owned backyards into lush, fruitful farmlands. By signing up to share your yard with a urban farmer, you can eat fresh from your own personal farm during the harvest months, and even sell produce to your neighbors - growing a community built around fresh local food. The best part is, you don't even have to lift a finger, BK Farmyards does all the farming for you... Find out more at http://www.bkfarmyards.com Shot & Edited by storyteller, Liza de Guia. Follow my food obsessions on Twitter: SkeeterNYC More videos to come on foodcurated.com

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    • Seed to Plate: A Garden Story

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      Winner of Vimeo & Amstel Light's One Dam Good Town Contest: http://www.vimeo.com/groups/amstel Portland, Oregon--home to bike riding, book reading, flannel wearing, farmer's market shopping, local coffee drinking, forward-thinking, eco-conscious citizens. The folks at Noble Rot are just an example of the many Portlanders who are taking a different approach in order to preserve the beautiful place they call home--their city and also the Earth. This unique edible rooftop garden is sowing seeds of sustainability by reaping the ecological benefits of reclaiming green spaces in urban areas and a harvest of fresh food right where it’s needed. Music used with permission from the band and record label.

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      • Urban Roots - Trailer VOD

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        To watch now: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/5000 To buy this DVD, go to: http://www.urbanrootsamerica.com Urban Roots is the next documentary from Tree Media. The film follows the urban farming phenomenon in Detroit. Urban Roots is a timely, moving and inspiring film that speaks to a nation grappling with collapsed industrial towns and the need to forge a sustainable and prosperous future.

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        • detroit:green

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          One community's look at farming in an urban environment

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          • Happy + Hale

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            Providing fresh, nutritious and delicious fuel for the community, Happy & Hale creates simple access to the most wholesome juices and salads for their community to be healthy, confident, and happy. Some of the most passionate, driven individuals we've come by. They have a simple goal—create a restaurant and culture where people can eat to fuel, eat to live, and eat to be extraordinary! They do all the grunt work, find all the ingredients, and even deliver their juices and salads right to your desk. When we heard of their new restaurant concept, we jumped at the opportunity to be a part of what they are doing. From organizing yoga right outside their windows, dancing in the store with guests, and handing out free flowers and hugs to lift up your spirits, these guys are clearly committed to more than just food. We couldn't be more excited and proud of the impact they are having. It's just a matter of time before you start seeing stores popping up all over the map. – Directed by Remedy Shot & Edited by Remedy – Appearances by Carrington Jackson, yoga instructor at Blue Lotus David Baldwin, founder of Baldwin& + Ponysaurus Brewing Jamie Meares, owner of Furbish Studios Tyler Helikson, co-founder of Happy + Hale Matt Whitley, co-founder of Happy + Hale Lester Clay, urban farmer – Music by http://aboyandhiskite.com licensed by http://themusicbed.com – http://happyandhale.com http://workbyremedy.co

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            • Woven Roots | Chicken Coop | Tim Cash Music Video

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              DOWNLOAD THE TRACK HERE: www.cdbaby.com/cd/wovenroots2 directed by Tim Cash written by Travis B produced by Alex Antonio

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              • What is Aquaponics?

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                Aquaponics is a relatively new approach to food production that cultivates fish and plants in a symbiotic relationship. The OrganicNation.tv crew traveled to Flanagan, Illinois where Myles Harston of AquaRanch Industries has been working with aquaponics 1992. At his innovative facility, Myles grows tilapia and a wide variety of organic vegetables including lettuce, kale, chard, herbs, tomatoes, and hot peppers. For more information about Aquaranch Industries visit: http://www.aquaranch.com Special thanks to Green Grocer Chicago: http://www.greengrocerchicago.com/ For more videos visit: http://www.OrganicNation.tv

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                • Urban Farm - Social Connected

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                  • University of Illinois Supplying Cafeterias from New Student Run Farm

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                    Students at the University of Illinois are growing their own food on a campus farm. Visit the project's blog at: http://nreshortstudentfarm.blogspot.com/

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                    • Permaculture with Jessie Hernreich

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                      from Malcolm Matusky / Added

                      A day with the Ecosa students and permaculture instructor Jessie Hernreich, also with Tony Brown, Ecosa's executive director.

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