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05 Jun 2008
San Francisco
The Free Farm Stand is an all volunteer grass roots effort whose goal is offer a place where urban farmers and gardeners can share their harvest of vegetables, fruits, and flowers with others, especially those on low incomes and tight budgets. They make locally grown, organic food accessible to all as much as possible by encouraging neighbors to grow some of their own food and turn vacant lots into garden plots and turn gas stations into plantations. The Free Farm Stand offers free organic produce & free flowers free seedlings & starts free garden advice a place to drop off locally grown or gleaned organic food & flowers.

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by Joni Taylor

There's a particular word being thrown about with verve here in Berlin, Germany. Zwischennutzung. Directly transl...
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FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment. We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product, from production to utilization, and not just what they see in the stores. Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product's life influences the environment and ourselves.

Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers, a website, and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform people about alternative food systems and local food movements. The wrappers are disseminated throughout the food chain by piggybacking on oranges. Information will be carried through the food system and into the hands of consumers. The wrapper holds information on a variety of aspects concerning food movements, transport and urban farming. Get your daily dose!

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Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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