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Canopy @ Make Them Love You

May 9, 2009 No comments yet

A sign board promoting the CANOPY project is a part of Make Then Love You in Chennai. This is what my sign might look like. Might because the signs are going to be hand-painted by a film-poster painter and the …

“invisible farm @ jamghat,” day 5

September 17, 2008 No comments yet

Day 5: containers (all kinds… bought from a flea market), sow seeds, audio blog activities, work on the “public fruit map” @ googlemaps

From a nearby flea market I managed to get some petis (wooden cartons used for transporting …

“invisible farm @ jamghat,” day 4

September 17, 2008 No comments yet

Day 4: prepared more soil, invite a gardener to visit, sow seeds in baskets + pots, post the group’s experience on the audio blog, talk about the “public fruit map (delhi).”

From the nearby Qutub nursery, I requested the head …

“invisible farm @ jamghat,” day 2 and 3

September 14, 2008 No comments yet

Day 2: a simple discussion on nutrition, diet and vegetables. in simple flower-pots we sowed chilli, radish and spinach seeds.

Day 3: get baskets, setup baskets, get containers made, talk to neighborhood gardeners, put audio recordings on the Internet

Read …

Cultivating Concrete, a handbook for urban farming compiled by Rashmi Sirkar

April 29, 2008 No comments yet

Rashmi Sirkar, a second year design student at Srishti has been working on a small (20-page) illustrated handbook on urban farming for CitySpinning. A draft is now ready and is available for download using the link below.

The handbook gives …

The basket I painted today

February 14, 2008 No comments yet

Getting ready to get the second basket up on a tree! We thought we will paint the baskets in the colours we identify our country with, the colours of our flag. Most people were busy today with classes, so not …

More pictures of the effort to “grow vegetables on trees”

February 12, 2008 2 comments

tree farming unit










 


More pictures of the effort to "grow vegetables on trees"

February 12, 2008 2 comments

tree farming unit










 


Our first attempt to grow vegetables on trees!

February 12, 2008 1 comment

On Sunday Sowmya, Rashmi and I had gone to the Yelahanka old town market to buy two baskets and fifteen meters of rope. The idea (which I have been hinting at across the last week) was to build a small …

Plan for this week’s urban farming jam

February 11, 2008 No comments yet

Urban Farming Jam 4 (UFJ 4) is on Thursday 5:30 p.m. The plan this week is to think more about the country which each of us have founded, define a flag and some plans for the expansion of territory.

After …