2016

Length: (4 mins.) ... Date: (May 2016) ... Source: https://youtu.be/RsueubsgKUA


FREE introductory course that takes about 6-weeks, at 8-10 hours per week.
OPTIONS

  • Self-paced.
  • Certificate $US49

The value of systems thinking

Course: o improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems

Systems theory, or systems thinking, is a way of understanding and working with the complexity of sustainable food production systems, which requires training in different disciplines and an approach that can address this complexity.
This environmental studies course enables participants to apply the principles of a systems approach to food production with a focus on environmental sustainability.

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WISH LIST - Location: Paeroa, NZ. The requirements below are located within 4-12 kilometres of Paeroa town centre. Our housing: 4-bedroom house with attached cottage; warm, quiet, private, with sunny garden area and 4-24 healthy fruit trees; Our covered areas: 1 double garage; 1 drive-in workshop (84-124 square metres); 2 storage sheds (each 48-96 square metres); 1 green house (48-124 square metres, working); Our land: 4-12 hectares of fertile, sheltered, well-drained, well-fenced, gently sloping farmland.

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Documentaries, talks ...

Sustainable Living: (in short) - farming gardening, soil ...

Anna Lappé from Food MythBusters -- Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? ...
Feeding the World: fueling the myth
Feeding the World: fueling the myth
Family farming: a unique solution for eradicating hunger, improving livelihoods, protecting the environment, managing natural resources ...
Family Farming to Alleviate World Hunger
Family Farming to Alleviate World Hunger
A promising local sustainable food project in the US - rice farming, the African way ...
Localising Grain Production
Localising Grain Production
The extent and architecture of this fungi networks has been uncovered through the use of new ...
How Trees Communicate
How Trees Communicate
Venezuela's new Seed Law is aimed at protecting Venezuelan food sovereignty and soil fertility ...
New Seed Law - Venezuela
New Seed Law – Venezuela
How fractal patterns perpetuate through a tree, and then into the forest where the tree lives ...
Trees in Forest Fractal
Trees in Forest Fractal
School gardening project does more than teach students about the fundamentals of organic gardening. It teaches ...
Edible Schoolyard
Edible Schoolyard
Self-sufficient on 200 sq.m in South Adelaide city. Geoff Lawton meets the owner ...
Adelaide Urban Farm
Adelaide Urban Farm
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