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2 Year Forest Garden Update: Forest Gardens as a Hedge Against Drought

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015:

This is my annual video update of our forest garden. I’m calling it ‘Forest Gardens as a Hedge Against Drought’ for reasons I’m about to explain. Right across the road from our garden you can see the barren, dry rice fields that are normally under water and lush with rice this time of year. Now […]  Read more from > 2 Year Forest Garden Update: Forest Gardens as a Hedge Against Drought

Pine Ridge Community Garden Fundraiser

Saturday, April 4th, 2015:

“Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is a food desert, where many tribal members still do not have access to fresh produce and a nutritious diet. The Federal Commodity Foods Program serves food high in fat, sugar, and preservatives, causing Oglala Lakota people to suffer from epidemic levels of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Average life expectancy […]  Read more from > Pine Ridge Community Garden Fundraiser

Malawi Vernacular Architecture

Thursday, February 19th, 2015:

“Hello.. my name is Jon (Twingi) Sojkowski, I am a registered architect and I have a passion for African vernacular architecture. I recently (Sept. 2014) traveled to Malawi to document the vernacular architecture in the country. For 3 weeks, me and my Malawian team traveled the entire country, stopping at 300+ villages and homesteads to […]  Read more from > Malawi Vernacular Architecture