Kiezfarm and the concept of a “purpose-driven economy” Sticky

What is the Fourth Sector? Most economies follow the same outline, organizing themselves into three sectors: the public, that of the government; private, which are private businesses; and, non-profits, such as charities. Until recently, no one had considered a fourth sector. A sector that, like all revolutions, has been emerging on its own out of 

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Wrap-up: Nachbarschaft, Local Economies and Local Heroes – 30 June

In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learn about real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month we focused on building community around innovative ideas and sustainable action. We were glad to have some local and international changemakers on the call to share with us their process and 

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Conscious Business in Civic Farming as Part of Urban Development

Description: As urban development continues, more businesses are being expected to make efforts to impact the environment, the community, and the world in positive ways. More conscious business is being made surrounding civic farming and its role in improving urban life. Brands that focus on their social responsibility to improving the world actually do ten 

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Recap: Solidarity Agriculture & Social Businesses – Food in the City Meetup 26 May

In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learn about real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month we focused on Solidarity Agriculture and Social Businesses that are feeding the city. Our conversation spanned labor rights, accessibility, expansion and growth, as well as food education. It was a dense 

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A Shift Away from Traditional Curriculum Learning

A Shift Away from Traditional Curriculum Learning  Farmlyplace provides learning opportunities that stray away from the traditional curriculum and move towards a more effective learning strategy that aims to work with each unique student’s interests and learning abilities.  The future of education is supported by Farmlyplace. More education providers are challenging teaching norms and realizing 

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Wrap-up: Urban Design and Architecture for Food Security – 28 April

Wrap-up: Urban Design and Architecture for Food Security – 28 April In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learn about real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month we focused on Urban Design and the use of public and built space for food production. We are glad to 

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Wrap-up of Biophilic Design – February at Food in the City

In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learned about sustainable concepts through real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month was Biophilic design in focus. We are glad to host fellow Biophilic design enthusiasts from a variety of backgrounds. Their projects covered arts, architecture, engineering, and entertainment and 

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A Beginner’s Guide to Biophilic Design

For centuries we’ve attempted to incorporate nature into our buildings and architecture. Both aesthetically and for fundamental survival, being around nature has always been included in the development of civilization, however, it wasn’t until the last century that designers and architects began to really focus on the use of plants in their developments. Biophilia, the 

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