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Small, Silent, Efficient Wind Turbine

Article, video and illustrations. Seems like a breakthrough in design which could deliver real solutions especially at household level.

Started by Elaine de Saxe

2 Jun 23, 2016
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Alan Broughton -- biological farmer: Grazing, soil carbon and methane

Alan Broughton is a biological agriculture researcher and organic farming teacher based in Eastern Victoria. He has had extensive experien…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Mar 30, 2016

Grenelle (Des jardins maraîchers de Grenelle) Henri Rivière (1864 – 1951)

Started by Dave Riley

0 Mar 2, 2016

Michael Pollan Goes Primetime on Netflix

Michael Pollan plays the foodist guru keenly...but he is always great value, I reckon, because he locates his musings in the material world…

Started by Dave Riley

12 Feb 26, 2016
Reply by Dave Riley

Soil Solutions

The more I research the topic and get my hands dirty the more I embrace soil solutions. It's not just a carbon sequestration question -- it…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Feb 21, 2016
Reply by Phil

In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan is often good value especially as he logs the consequences of factory farming and food processing on our health.His message…

Started by Dave Riley

9 Jan 6, 2016
Reply by Dave Riley

Talking Plants Blog: Talking Weeds

I've been following Tim Entwisle's blog for some years. He's a botanist who is one of the directors of the Royal Melbourne Botanical Garden…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

2 Dec 28, 2015
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

City Farmer News - From 'Urban Agriculture Notes'

This site aggregates a lot of useful information within the topic of urban agriculture.. City Farmer News Shoemakers, fashion models, comp…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Dec 2, 2015
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

REGENERATION INTERNATIONAL - cool the planet feed the world

REGENERATION INTERNATIONAL Sign the Pact for the Earth – Terra Viva, Earth Democracy By Vandana Shiva Humanity stands at the edge of an a…

Started by Lissa

0 Nov 30, 2015

BUSHFIRES: Reimagining fire in a food web

This is really good... Increased temperatures combined with disturbed ecosystems means some urban areas are now at high and regular risk of…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Nov 27, 2015


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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.

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