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Public Fruit: Mapping the Windfall in Your Area

"Public" and "fruit" may not be two words you are accustomed to putting together, but the folks from Fallen Fruit, an activist art project based in LA, want to change that. They have several ongoing projects related to windfall fruit from public lands, and they're asking your help to map the publ...

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Tags: Berry, Diy, Fruit, Glean, Homemade, Local food, Map, Windfall
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Access to Inexpensive Fresh Vegetables for Would-Be Gardeners

One of the problems with cities is that green space is in short supply. Another is that the green space may not have ended up with those with green thumbs. The Washington Post explores a new trend: Sharing Backyards DC. Based on a model created by Canadians, the site has listings from some US ci...

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Tags: Backyard, Farm, Garden, Local food, Locavore, Market, Share
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Discover Your Neighborhood: One-Mile-Radius Living

I've got an idea for an experiment that will help cut your expenses, keep you physically fit, reduce global warming, and help build community, all at the same time. It's called "One-Mile-Radius Living." And despite the name, it's not a form of house arrest! Here's how it works. First, make a li...

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Tags: Local food, Local shopping
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