On the Shoulders of Urban Ag. Giants
A list of links to people and organizations who have pioneered the urban agriculture/ appropriate technology path
New Alchemy Institute
The New Alchemy Institute, founded by John Todd, Nancy Todd, and Bill McLarney did the basic work on greenhouse fish and plant production The Green Center Inc., is a non-profit educational institute that evolved from The New Alchemy Institute. The Green Center is the custodian and distributor of publications of New Alchemy’s ecological research conducted from 1971 to 1991. The Green Center also supports projects that demonstrate ecologically derived forms of energy, agriculture, aquaculture, housing, and landscapes, and living in harmony with nature.
Growing Power is a national nonprofit organization and land trust supporting people from diverse backgrounds, and the environments in which they live, by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food for people in all communities.
Sweet Water Organics
Sweet Water Organics is an urban farm located in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee that has re-purposed unused industrial building space; using aquaponics to grow fresh, safe produce and fish for local Milwaukee residents, restaurants and groceries.
Our mission is to lead the sustainability effort in North Carolina through the development and production of clean, renewable fuels. Exploring biofuels, worm production, agriculture.
Worm Power organic products are produced in a state of the art facility where millions of earthworms are raised in ideal environmental conditions to produce our premium vermicompost materials.
Solar Greenhouse with rabbits and chickens.