Faith Reeves outlines the blueprints for Sky Factory Farm. She takes us on a step-by-step tour of how it will hopefully turn into a sustainable source of food.
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Vanishing Sustainable Foods
BY COOKIE ROSCOE
@ VOL 25
ON SEP 20, 2013
Cookie Roscoe frequents a farmers market. There she has met some of the last fishermen who practice sustainable fishing, farmers who know how to raise giant lettuce, farmers who raise chickens that lay green eggs, and farmers who know the importance of keeping an emergency stockpile of food. She is worried that all of this is disappearing.
Mighty Fine Farm and Food
BY STEVEN PARADIS
@ VOL 15
ON APR 14, 2015
"Eating and feeding and food is not what we do to sustain life, it is life. We make it meaningful when we make it a life moment instead of a pitstop."
In Mighty Fine Farm and Food, from PechaKucha Night Louisville, Vol. 15 Steve Paradis matter-of-factly discusses the importance of good food in all its aspects. An acute intelligence and subtle profoundness shines though his down-to-earth, no-nonsense approach to good, honest, down-home food, farming, and health.
Kaiseki On A Farm
BY RONIN COOKING BRIAN & AMANDA LIGHT
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 02, 2015
Ronin Cooking is a husband/wife team providing Full Moon Dinners and special events at their farm, with meats & vegetables sourced from local Texas farmers/ranchers/fisherman, all prepared out of an old barn they converted into a commercial kitchen.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on Jul 23rd, 2015.
Design-Build Education: Creating a New Education Center for Beardsley Community Farm
BY JENNIFER AKERMAN
@ VOL 16
ON AUG 06, 2015
Presented with Bud Archer and Bailey Green.
Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design will present on the benefits of design-build education as illustrated by an innovative new building being created for Beardsley Community Farm in Knoxville—a non-profit urban demonstration farm promoting food security and sustainable agriculture. Design-build education through architectural design courses at UT enabled making a building that reinforces Beardsley’s mission. The new structure will operate as a teaching tool helping farm staff and volunteers more effectively engage the public about the benefits of local sustainable farming. It also creates significant public spaces for the benefit of the community at large.
How Urban Farming Can Change The World
Urban farming/sustainability consultant Jon Walsh outlines how urban farming is increasingly being used as a tool to improve personal health, create more sustainable families, communities and cities, maximize urban self-sufficiency, increase disaster preparedness, and fight climate change – simultaneously. Jon will also delve into vertical and rooftop farming, and outline the exciting future of urban farming.
Timpson Creek Farm
BY DARBY WEAVER
@ VOL 36
ON AUG 26, 2018
Through study, design, and implementation, we are capable of setting up food systems that mimic nature's flow, are easy to manage, work on nature's renewable engine, and house closed fertility loops that increase overall sustainability. "Making" these places where nature and production meet offer many rewards both felt on an individual/spiritual growth curve and on the greater community that have access to fresh food and experiences within nature's matrix. Darby Weaver shares with us about these fascinating systems in her presentation.