Archive for the ‘sustainability’ Category

Live in Australia!

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Take a look. My first live TV interview!

Sydney Australia’s channel 7 Weekend Sunrise called me up and asked me if I’d be interested in sharing my thoughts on vertical farming with their audience.

Live TV is a little different then doing a presentation or interviewing for CNBC. All I had was a ear piece and told to talk to larger than life eyes above the camera. I had no idea what they were showing and when they started with the yokel music I got a little concerned. Apparently, they also thought I was Amish. Entertaining…

What a great experience!

Sustainable Ag in Cuba

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Check out this article I recently came across about Cuba’s sustainable agricultural practices. Originally posted on The Solutions website the authors chronicle the development of Cuba’s agricultural practices a result of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the resulting sanctions. For the past 40+ years Cuba was forced to develop methods for growing produce independent of petrochemicals. In Havana, urban agricultural practices account for 80% of produce consumed. (more…)