Category archives for Agriculture

Video: UO Urban Farm teaches students how to grow food sustainably

Check out the latest Emerald Daily article and video as students in the Urban Farm course discuss their work in the field and how they’re learning to grow food for themselves.   The Urban Farm provides UO students a valuable perspective on alternative land use with significant hands-on experience in various types of farming techniques. […]

Participate in the Free 2014 Food Growing Tele-Summit

You can register for a free 5-day online conference (March 3rd-7th) about “Planting Community Resilience”.  Hear speakers from around the world, including Vandana Shiva (Navdanya – Earth Democracy), Will Allen (Growing Power, Milwaukee), Paul Stamets, (Fungi Perfecti), Joel Salatin (Polyface Farm), Ocean Robbins(Food Revolution Network), John Valenzuela (Cornucopia Food Forest Gardens), Erika Allen (Growing Power, Chicago), and other individuals who work to support the […]

A Webinar on gender, agriculture and climate change

Why does gender matter in the search for food security and the mitigation of climate change? Between January 30th and February 18th these answers, and others, will be the topic of  a 3 part webinar organized by the FAO and the Community for Climate Change Mitigation in Agriculture. Check it out. Registration and course information […]