urban agriculture catalyst

Urban agriculture catalyst – balancing economy, community and ecology

Urban agriculture catalyst is a subject that is drawing much attention globally. How do we work with it to get more from less whilst aiding food security, reducing CO2 from food production, developing a stronger food culture, building more resilient cities, aiding ecology and biodiversity and creating new economic pathways? All big picture questions where […]

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organic gardening without chemicals

Organic gardening without chemicals – practical and ethical issues

Organic gardening without chemicals. sounds pretty logical, but in our desire to be pure in this pursuit, many fuzzy lines exist. Let me demonstrate this fuzziness with two examples of common inputs for organic gardeners, chicken manure and newspapers. When I say without chemicals, I do mean without harmful and mostly synthetic chemicals, as I […]

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corporate workshops

Corporate workshops – Organic gardening in the corporate world

Corporate workshops using organic gardening as the subject are quite new in the corporate world. Why should the corporate world, in all of its frenetic daily exertion, be interested in such an earthy, slow moving activity as organic gardening? My observations below, after running a number of corporate workshops focused on organic gardening over the […]

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