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Concerns over China's food safety have made organic vegetables and fruit more and more popular among Chinese consumers. But organic food costs three to five times more than the price of regular produce. So some Shanghai residents are turning to a new farming business model, that allows them to adopt a plot of farmland and grow their own organic greens. Channel NewsAsia's Shanghai correspondent caught up with these farmers.
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I am the owner of a country inn which has 19 rooms/suites, located in a beautiful mountain-surrounded town called Jinjing. It is still under construction will be open to the public in a few months. This video shows one of our properties, the organic vegetable garden. Our guests will really enjoy these organic vegetable produced by us, and our neighbors. Like the cucumber, etc. They are just for sale, only for our neighbors, our guests.
With land prices at a premium in Singapore, vertical farms with rotating vertical racks present a sustainable solution while cutting down pollution.
Many people in America are proponents of the organic food movement, and worried about the potentially harmful effects of pesticides on their health or the environment. In Cuba, farmers have gone organic for a very different reason – they had to. In this final instalment of our series “The Cuban Evoltion” Jeffrey Brown looks at food and farming. View the full transcript: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/cuba-can-teach-america-farming/#transcript
(1 Mar 2010) AP Television Beijing, China, 18 December 2009 1. Wide of woman carrying bag containing organic vegetables 2. Medium of woman entering residential building 3. Close of woman taking organic vegetables out of bag 4. Close of organic vegetables 5. Pan of woman cooking vegetables 6. Wide of woman cooking 7. Close of woman putting vegetables on plate 8. Wide of woman eating vegetables 9. Close of woman eating vegetables 10. SOUNDBITE (Mandarin) Wang Luolin, Organic Food Buyer: "There have been a lot of food safety scandals in the past, and I feel like food is not safe. I know organic food is much safer, because no chemicals and other materials were added in their production. I think eating organic vegetables are good for my health in the long term, that''s why I buy ...
With just one-tenth of an acre of space, it's possible to grow your entire diet, claims a Northern California gardening research group. Back in the 1970s, Ecology Action and group founder John Jeavons outlined a system called Grow Biointensive. Biointensive agriculture isn't a new way to garden, but instead it relies on principles used by ancient Greek, Roman and Chinese. It focuses on teaching individuals- not large-scale farmers- to enrich their soil so that they can grow their own food close to population centers. Outlined in Jeavon's book "How to Grow More Vegetables: Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine", Grow Biointensive uses 8 principles: compost application, deep soil preparation, intensive plant spacing, companion planting, carbon farming, calorie fa...
Beautiful ways to grow vegetables in the garden most vegetables are grown all over the world as climate permits, and crops may be cultivated in protected environments in less suitable locations. China is the largest producer of vegetables, and global trade in agricultural products allows consumers to purchase vegetables grown in faraway countries. The scale of production varies from subsistence farmers supplying the needs of their family for food, to agribusinesses with vast acreages of single-product crops. Depending on the type of vegetable concerned, harvesting the crop is followed by grading, storing, processing and marketing. Vegetables can be eaten either raw or cooked and play an important role in human nutrition, being mostly low in fat and carbohydrates, but high in vitamins, mi...
The Green Wall Vertical Garden Bottle System is an educational project designed to promote sustainability awareness. The Green Wall is a hand-on workshop, a great school activity for preschool, middle school and high school kids. It is a great idea for community gatherings and sustainability awareness events. The bottle vertical garden in this video was built using 386 used plastic PET bottles, by children in Ben Gurion Elementary School in Givat Shmuel, Israel. Contact us: email@example.com +972(0)52-3300212 Visit: www.haganhasolari.co.il www.thesolargarden.org Re-use plastic bottles! Learn how to make a hanging bottle garden @ The Solar Garden So SMART! Vertical garden in bottles, plastic, stacked, simple instructions - how to make a beautiful garden for vegetables, herbs ...
Gods Grace Garden, or GGG, is one of the first totally organic farms in China. Established in 2001 by Terese Zhang, GGG covers 150mu (about 25 acres or 10 hectares) and not an inch is wasted! And not an ounce of artificial fertilizer or pesticide intrudes through the walled farm that is home to a dozen cows, numerous dogs, and countless geese, chickens and ducks.
Kingbo is an innovative Chinese company develops organic pesticide and fertilizer products by sourcing ingredients from its plantation in Inner Mongolia that is sustainably managed to counter desertification. www.new-ventures.org