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Greatkills CSA Visits The Farm

March 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

A visit to Farmer John Krueger’s Circle Brook Farm in Andover, N.J. This farm is the source of the organic vegetables, eggs, and fruit that are delivered fresh weekly, to the Staten Island Great Kills CSA  (community supported agriculture). ; John shares his knowledge of growing healthy organic produce and his egg producing chickens with Roy Fischman, member of Great Kills CSA.   [...]


August 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

VANDANA SHIVA ON SUSTAINABILITY DOCUMENTARY CLIENT: FIELD OF VIEW . SUSTAINED FORMAT: Documentary TASKS: Full Production DIRECTOR: Ralf Luethy " Vandana Shiva on sustainability " is the second single from the third part of the film Field of View 's ' SUSTAINABLE' series in English. Dr. Vandana Shiva is an Indian scientist and social activist . For their dedication in the fields of environmental protection , biodiversity, women's rights and sustainability it has won several awards . She was the 1993 Right Livelihood Award - unofficially known as the Alternatie Nobel Prize - awarded because it [...]

ETV WeeklyNews: August 18, 2014

August 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

THE ENVIRONMENT TV WEEKLYNEWS August 18, 2014 Reporters: New York City John P. Duffy, Jr., Ken Gale ************ Brooklyn, NY and Wurtzburg, NY Charlie Olson ************ SPECIAL THANKS TO: PETER ELISCU for use of his video footage and his coverage of events in New Jersey UPCOMING EVENTS: August -The Energy company known as “Spectra” has submitted its AIM Draft EIS which was released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at Docket CP14-96. Comments must be made on or before 9/29/14. See 9/29 below -Anytime environmental links to new video shows. -Sundays, every [...]

ETV WeeklyNews: August 4, 2014

August 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

  ETV WeeklyNews: August 4, 2014 Journalists: Charlie Olson, John P. Duffy, Jr. -Introduction……….(00:02 – 00:48) -Order Of Topics…..(00:50 – 00:58) -Teaming Community Supported Agriculture With Food & Water Watch in Staten Island………(1:00 – 11:54) Joseph Abernante, Site Coordinator-CSA…….(1:18 – 7:48) Michael Greenberg-Intern-Food and Water Watch (FWW)…(7:50 – 11:54) -The People’s Climate March Press Conference…..(11:58 – 13:55) -Upcoming Events…..(14:00 – 14:55) -Some [...]

Karawang Farmers Defend Land From Corporate Eviction

June 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

Via – Karawang Farmers Defend Land From Corporate Eviction from Revolution News About 1200 peasant farmers of the village of Karawang, Indonesia prepared to defend 350 hectares of farm lands that they have tended and survived off of for generations.  The land in dispute has been designated by local Indonesian government for the expansion of a factory owned by Agung Podomoro and the people of Karawang seem to have no recourse except to resist. On Tuesday the 24th, about 7000 fully equipped riot police forces descended on the village with two water cannon [...]

Change in ag regs criminalizing urban farmers delayed

April 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

From our friends in Michigan Lansing Online News The Michigan Agricultural Commission voted to delay its decision on changing the “siting” regulation of the GAAMPs (Generally Accepted Agricultural and Management Practices) to remove Right to Farm protection from urban farmers. Folks like “Chicken Felon” Randy Zeilinger who want to raise chickens in their backyards would then be at the mercy of a conflicting and confusing crazy quilt of local and state zoning laws. The commission plans to vote on the change in late April. Wendy Banka, president of the Michigan Small Farm Council, said [...]