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“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

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Mitti Chakkar

September 5, 2008 No comments yet

Mitti Chakkar (Hindi), Soil circle (English), exploring urban soil ecology

An effort to sample/archive soil from public spaces around Delhi, grow mustard plants (sarson) in it. Sarson acts as a phytoremediation agent and cleans the soil of toxins …

At Urban Typhoon Koliwada (March 16-22)

March 14, 2008 No comments yet

Zack and me will be at the Urban Typhoon workshop in Dharavi, Mumbai till the 22nd of March. The Urban Typhoon workshop is being organized to “brainstorm on the present and future of Koliwada, Dharavi, at a time when the …