Urban Farming

HK - Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course I Mar - Apr 2016

13-day Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course by Robyn Francis Robyn Francis is an internationally renowned permaculture pioneer, educator and designer, founder of Djanbung Gardens, Australia, and the Permaculture College Australia, and is regarded as one of permaculture’s most experienced trainers and practitioners. Following the international PDC curriculum, this foundation course provides a compre...

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Collaboration with The Chinese University of Hong [email protected] Pao Daily

(Chinese Only) 去年十月,中大建築系的天台農場落成,位於綜合教學大樓,天台分三個區域,包括盆栽種植區、泥地種植區,以及由農夫開田的專業種植區。採訪當日所見,農夫正教導學生種植,師生們打理農作物,鍾教授認為建設天台農場的好處甚多,他說, 「種植可拉近人與人之間的關係,大家很多話題圍繞...

22 Feb 7:58 PM 0 Read More...

Urban Gardeners Grow Crops in Spare Spaces

"It's difficult to grow food in the city, but more and more people are trying to.", said Meredith Sheperd, founder of Love and Carrots. Urban living does not always allow space or conditions for gardening. But more and more people are finding ways to use limited resources to grow vegetables and even raise chickens. Follow some urban gardeners in Washington, D.C., and meet a garden designer who helps them make ...

31 Dec 6:55 AM 0 Read More...

Farming on a Rooftop

In New York City, farming on a rooftop is not just an idea. Brooklyn Grange farms more than two and a half acres of rooftops in Brooklyn and Queens, and then sells what it produces to New Yorkers. A special soil mixture is used to minimize weight on the roofs and allow rapid drainage during heavy downpours. The farmed rooftops also house chickens and an apiary. Click to learn more about cities' growing rooftop...

28 Dec 8:58 AM 0 Read More...

The Future of Food: 11 Unique Urban Farming Projects

Farming has a lot of romance in it. The idea of tilling the land, growing something from scratch and providing for yourself from the gifts of the land is a primal urge that runs through even the most cynical techie. Well, you don't have to give up your iPad to get a piece of the farming pie with the growing interest in "urban farming," which is finding ways to bring the farming lifestyle to cities, high-rises a...

22 Dec 12:41 PM 0 Read More...

HK-Green Summer Festival | 16 Aug - 5 Oct 2014

Organizer: Central Venue Management Limited Details: Crop Circles - First Time in Central! Green Summer Festival is a cooperation of community events brought together for the first time on the Central Harbourfront Event Space within the bustling Central Business District. Open to the public free of charge Green Summer Festival will feature more than 20 events and workshops that members of the public can...

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Interesting Tree Facts

Trees are vital for our environment. Apart from serving as natural air filters, there are many interesting facts about trees that an average person maybe unaware of. This info graphic highlights some interesting tree facts and statistics. Click image to enlarge.  Source: Researcho Matic via Visual.ly...

31 Jul 5:56 PM 0 Read More...

HK- Hong Kong Value Farm Reseeding Workshop | 2014 Feb 23

Organization: Hong Kong Value Farm Detail: Hong Kong’s Top Organic Farming Expert, SEED(HK) Founding member teaches you how to start your OWN urban farm! ▪ Bring Your Own Recycled Container! ▪ Take away Seedlings sowed in Shenzhen ▪ Reseed + Cultivate them in HONG KONG! Date: 23 Feb 2014 ( Sun ) Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Venue: UABB(HK) Stage, EKEO, Kwun Tong Details:Click Here, Event...

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