Shea Norris, Sovereign Seeds & Starts

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2017-07-17T06:05:43+00:00

Sovereign Seeds & Starts is a student-led fundraising effort focused on providing traditional and organic heirloom indigenous seeds and starts from all across Indian country and South and Central America to the Bay Area community through venues such as Pow Wows, community events, and farmers markets. The gardening and planting [...]

Eunita Atitwa, Pollinator Garden of Matungu sub county

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2017-07-05T06:27:40+00:00

The Pollinator Garden of Matungu Sub Country informs and trains people about pollination, pollinators and the importance of pollination for everyday life. Pollinators are important because pollination is key to a healthy environment and crucial to save our daily food supply. Loss of habitat and food due to deforestation and [...]

Yawo Agbeko Tsevi, Recycling Human Waste To Improve Sanitation And Produce Food

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2017-05-23T08:09:40+00:00

In Togo, there is a difficult situation for water, food production and income generation in the rural areas and women are the most affected. Charité Chrétienne pour Personnes en Détresse, a non-profit organization, founded by Pastor Yawo Agbeko Tsevi, is working to improve access to clean water and safe sanitation, [...]

Vida Bonilla, Blooming Expressions Brujx School

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2017-06-02T16:37:24+00:00

Blooming Expressions came together as a collective in response to the lack of healthy food and alternative medicine options in our communities. It is a collaboration of young community organizers in San Francisco with the mission to provide sustainable solutions to the public in order to improve community health. Through urban [...]

Mama Dolfine, Sustainable Agriculture for Education

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2017-06-08T14:47:55+00:00

Mama Dolfine is the soul and founder of the Dolfine Korando Faith Foundation, in Kisumu, Kenya. In 2006 she opened her own non-formal school, the Korando Educational Center, to educate the most marginalized children of the community. When Torsten Kremser met Dolfine he was so inspired by her dedication towards [...]

Mercy Auma Owinyi, Green Food Bank Project

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2017-06-13T23:46:01+00:00

Green Food Bank aims at promoting food security within the village households of Virhembe sub-location, Kakamega County Kenya. This is undertaken through training to control post- harvest losses, best and sustainable farming methods, and finding market niche for their farm products, hence protecting them from being exploited by middlemen/women for [...]

Nkwelle Jacob Esong, Building Solar Dryers To Conserve Vegetables And Spices

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2017-07-11T14:43:10+00:00

This pilot project intends to build two types of solar dryers to enable peasant women in and around Tombel reduce post harvest loss of vegetables and spices from about 40% to less than 10%. A major problem with green leafy vegetables and spices like bitter leaf (Vernonia amydalina), Okongobong (Telifera [...]

Justin Vandenbroeck, Fleet Farming Online Platform

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2017-04-06T11:39:03+00:00

The Fleet Farming model creates decentralized Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) systems that convert backyards, front lawns and underutilized land throughout any neighborhood into productive mini-organic farms. These farms sharecrop a percentage of the harvest with residents, sell the rest in the community and even serve as educational assets for bi-weekly [...]

Malele Ngalu, Young Farm

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2017-06-08T14:51:36+00:00

Malele Ngalu and George Omedo co-founded Young Farm to resource students - especially girls - from rural and semi-urban communities in Africa to sustainably farm grain, fruit, and vegetables for nutritious consumption and sale into local and export markets - pioneering the use of aquaponics technologies in schools. The farm [...]

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