11 December 2016

Propaganda Gardening

The will to start life anew can begin anywhere, anytime.

Pam Warhurst's Ted Talk is only 13 minutes long, during which she encourages a revolution in how we interact, use resources and take community, learning and business action. Yes we can is her enthusiastic motto.

Watch How We Can Eat Our Landscapes here.

Three and one half years ago she and her friends invented the idea around her kitchen table: Pam Warhurst co-founded Incredible Edible. Follow them on Facebook here.

Invest in more kindness toward each other and the environment.

They started with a seed plot, grew that into an herb garden. From there a vegetable garden, fruit trees, gardens at police stations and senior homes.

Then, an aquaponics facility at a school where students grow fish that became a market growing center.

Yes, it is replicable! The Ten Steps Toward an Incredible Edible Town are at this link.1. Start with what you have, not what you haven’t.
2. Don’t write a strategy document.
3. Don’t wait for permission.
4. Make it easy.
5. Propaganda planting starts conversations.
6. Make connections.
7. Start now, but think two generations ahead.
8. Rediscover lost skills.
9. Reconnect businesses with their customers.
10. Redesign your town.


Watch the video! Become an activist for food kindness in your communities.

Thank you to Jerry Gustafson, MD, MG for the link to this incredibly exciting story.





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