Window Farms

Ranganath Nayak Cambridge October 07, 2009 02:50 PM

For a fascinating way to get people to garden--grow their own food indoors, see

Ranganath Nayak
Cytel Inc.
United States

Estimating Carbon Sequestration in Vegetable Gardens

Merri Harris Byford August 20, 2009 01:21 AM

I am seeking ways to encourage people to grow their own vegetables. At the same time we are trying to calculate how much a back yard vegetable garden is contributing to decreasing…

Food Miles vs Nitrogen Fertilizer

nicoletta landi August 10, 2009 05:16 PM

In an article from Tim Hartford on the FT last month, I read something like:

"An environmentally conscious consumer in the crisps aisle of the supermarket will probably be…

Food Miles: Another Wrench in the Spokes of Environmental Educators

Remi Charron Edmonon August 07, 2009 04:51 PM

This is one of the better environmental related articles that I've read in a while:

We have a "food miles" workshop in my…

Looking for Research/Evidence on Food-Related Consumer Behaviours

Paul White Didcot February 23, 2009 10:01 AM

We have recently been commissioned to undertake a rapid review of literature on food-related behaviours for the Environmental Behaviours Unit at Defra in the UK. We are now…

Planting Fruit Trees where we Live and Work

Patricia Powell Washington February 17, 2009 11:52 AM

Sorry if I'm repeating something already discussed. I haven't been active on this site for some time.

Is there any movement out there to encourage the planting of fruit trees on…

De-Scarifying Urban Chickens

John Gear Salem February 02, 2009 01:54 PM

Hi, I have a query about fostering sustainable behaviors in a very specific group of people, a city council, and then a larger group (the general populace).

I'm involved in an…

Searching for a Survey Model on Why People Buy at Supermarkets

Ralph Bowen September 18, 2008 09:29 AM


I have been trying to start a root grass project to gather a community of people in Ealing, a London area, interested in actively adopting sustainable behaviour. One of the…

Sustainable Food

Allison Hartlage Portland July 18, 2008 04:02 AM

Hi All!

With all of the recent posts on sustainable food, it is with great excitement that I write to introduce you to the Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI) and our new guide for…

Sustainable Foods Course

Mickey Fitch Ames June 26, 2008 10:37 AM

Hi folks,

Once again, I am teaching an Honors course here at Iowa State University. This time it is on sustainable foods and food systems. I am looking to collect resources…

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