Phil Carmody

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Renewables roadshow: transforming waste into a cleaner Cowra

An innovative bioenergy project in New South Wales could produce enough electricity to supply 5,000 homes and produce fertiliser<p>Ed Fagan’s family has been farming the same 1,600-hectare block of land in Cowra, about 240km west of Sydney, since 1886.<p>These days Cowra is a shire of nearly 13,000 …

Is organic always better? It’s not as clear-cut as you might think.

<i>This story was originally published by Fusion and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>It’s easy to think that buying organic …

Agriculture

How the food sector can help reduce youth unemployment in European medium-sized cities

It’s the feeling in the Agri-Urban network that no one - national governments, donor agencies, sectoral associations, or the knowledge community - is …

This Is the Fastest Way to Grow Tomatoes at Home

Forget about seeds and root your plants instead.<p>There's something about biting into a ripe, juicy tomato that just feels like summer. Chances are, tomatoes star in your home garden, and with such a high demand, the weeks it takes for a seedling to sprout could feel like forever. Luckily, blogger …

Feeding a Fast-Growing Population: Q&A With GrowUp Urban Farms

<b>In the twenty-first century</b>, people are moving to cities at an alarming rate. By 2050, nearly three-quarters of the world will reside in urban areas, …

Could Sustainable Farming Bring Urban Renewal? This Detroit Agrihood Leader Thinks So

By | 01.23.2017<p>Five years ago, Tyson Gersh was working on a college research project in Detroit that looked at inequality in the food system. …

The Way of Openness

This moving away from comfort and security, this stepping out into what is unknown, uncharted and shaky – that’s called liberation. <b>~Pema Chodron</b><p>It’s …

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

U.S. utilities seek solar power as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

The plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.<p>Solar power represents just about 1% of the electricity U.S. utilities generate today, but that could grow substantially as …

Garlic - Growing Guide - Quiet Corner

The last crop to go into the garden, garlic is planted in fall and harvested the following summer. Flavorful, nutritious, and helpful for warding off …

Digital Donors Changing Charitable Communications

Digital donors are pushing charities to communicate with them the way they prefer. Millennials identified social media as the preferred method in 43 …

Social Media