Thursday, April 3, 2008

just some stuff

  • Using science, proven tools, and evolving methodologies the Energy Farm Initiative seeks to demonstrate systems of agriculture that can sustain both farms and communities in the face of climate change and peak oil. This program weaves threads of the Relocalization vision into a fabric of local currency, local food and biofuel systems, revitalization of local industry, and community cooperation.

    Their aim is to build flexible systems that reduce dependence on high energy inputs and produce food and reliable renewable energy for local users. The steps in which this transition is manifest is the Local Energy Farm Initiative.

    Seattle P-Patch Community Gardening Program organic resources (pdf)

    I'm thinking about a filler crop of sunflowers.

    Ontario, Ministry of Agriculture sunflowers

    Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute sunflowers

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