06 Jul '11, 2pm

Community Gardening, Municipal Land & Friendly Competition Helps Fight Hunger

Paul Adams of the BBC reports on the race to grow food for the hungry in North Dakota , noting that the State has put aside both land and resources to promote the Hunger Free North Dakota Garden Project , but it us the enthusiasm and hard work of ordinary citizens that is making it such a success: "It's becoming kind of a challenge between two of us sets of husbands and wives," says retired office supplies store owner Bob Schauer, as he and his wife Donna water seedlings on municipal ground in downtown Bismarck, the state capital. The Schauers donated 350lb of produce last year but are now tending three plots, each measuring 20ft by 20ft (6m by 6m), and so hope to triple their record. Much like Transition Streets' efforts to harness peer support for clean energy , this is yet another example that the most powerful sustainability efforts are those that reach beyond individu...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/community-gardeni...

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Successful 3rd ASEAN Schools Games Come to a Cl...

moe.gov.sg 07 Jul '11, 11am

After five days of competitions (2 - 6 July), the 3rd ASEAN Schools Games (3rd ASG) came to a successful close today, as 1...

Land of the freegan, home of the brave:

Land of the freegan, home of the brave:

grist.org 08 Jul '11, 11am

When I see Deng a few days after our Upper West Side scavenge, she's wearing a large-brimmed brown hat that looks like a d...

Giving control to local communities, not governments, is what helps slow deforestation says @mongabay:

Giving control to local communities, not govern...

news.mongabay.com 07 Jul '11, 3am

Community control, rather than govt control, helps forests recover, says study mongabay.com July 07, 2011 A new study says...

The Fight for GMO Labels State by State

organicconsumers.org 08 Jul '11, 4am

Twenty-four states allow ballot initiatives. Each state has its own requirements for how many signatures are required, how...

This isn't the only Open in Britain this month. There is also the @RICOHWomensBrit in 2 weeks time. Win tickets here:

This isn't the only Open in Britain this month....

golf365.com 06 Jul '11, 8am

To celebrate this year's Ricoh Women's British Open, Golf365 has teamed up with the Championship Organisers to offer one l...

It's Shoe Time For Container Gardening

It's Shoe Time For Container Gardening

treehugger.com 05 Jul '11, 3pm

I tried my hand at container gardening this year and one of the things I did (which is pictured) was take an old pair of s...

Taking Back Our Food - Dealing With Hunger And The Land #Food #agriculture

Taking Back Our Food - Dealing With Hunger And ...

culturechange.org 17 Jul '11, 3pm

Nor will people blame famine or food-riots on meat eating or factory-farm animal farming. Hungry and starving people will ...

Taking Back Our Food - Dealing With Hunger And ...

organicconsumers.org 18 Jul '11, 4pm

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Environment and Climate Resource page and our Organic Transi...

Vancouver is pretty green… but one city is greener... @kaid_at_nrdc takes a look.

Vancouver is pretty green… but one city is gree...

switchboard.nrdc.org 05 Jul '11, 1pm

For this category, there are five equally weighted factors. Three are quantitative: share of workers traveling to work by ...

How to solve car emissions, hunger, and overpop...

grist.org 05 Jul '11, 5pm

comics How to solve car emissions, hunger, and overpopulation simultaneously by Jess Zimmerman 5 Jul 2011 11:56 AM Saturda...

Creating a 'Business-Friendly' Approach to Conservation

Creating a 'Business-Friendly' Approach to Cons...

greenbiz.com 06 Jul '11, 6pm

Traditional conservation is simple. Governments or nonprofits buy land, and preserve it. It works, as you know if you've e...