Working on the farm this week was especially challenging considering that the temperatures were in the 90s. Not surprisingly, this blistering heat resulted in quite a shortage of volunteers. Those who did show up were rewarded with a glistening coat of sweat. Despite the weather, everyone worked hard and happily for hours and I was able to learn a number of new farming techniques.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 3"
I had a great time once again and I cannot wait to go back next week. This farm is really turning out to be a great place to make friends, learn new skills, and help out with a very important cause.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 2"
This summer I am doing an internship in NYC. My sister was kind enough to let me stay with her family in Harlem until my work here ends in early August. As part of my NYC summer experience, I decided to volunteer on an organic rooftop farm in Queens, NY.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 1"
I see an opportunity for a better and more hopeful world, where we can live in harmony with nature. Not as it’s masters but as it’s stewards.Read more "One Man’s Dream of a Harmonious Future"
A common argument between meat eaters and non-meat eaters is whether or not the human body is anatomically engineered for the consumption of meat. Despite being on a plant-based diet myself, I will do my best to put my biases aside and explore both sides of this particular debate.Read more "Human Beings; Omnivores or Herbivores?"
By Farming inside our cities, we can improve the quality of the city resident’s lives and make the world a more sustainable place.Read more "Social Impacts of Urban Agriculture"
We need to undergo a consciousness revolution in which people begin to genuinely value mankind, future generations, and all life on our planet over themselves.Read more "A Consciousness Revolution"