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Megan Cooke

Horticulture, Permaculture, Educator, Director at Garden to Table Permaculture and Horticulturist at Forster Community Garden in Forster

Permaculture: A Food Growing Revolution

PRESENTED ON JUN 26, 2014
IN FORSTER @ VOL 2

Megan Cooke, director of Garden to Table Permaculture has a combined 20 years experience in horticulture, permaculture and outdoor education. For the past seven years Megan has managed Forster Community Garden, working with indigenous and local community volunteers to produce healthy chemical free food. Megan is passionate about teaching people the joys of growing and cooking their own organic food and sharing the knowledge she has learnt from her sustainable living journey.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 25, 2014.

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BY DAVID GUNAWAN
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David Gunawan presents his ideas on sustainability and healthy eating as a chef and founder of Farmer's Apprentice. He strives to find local, organic foods for his restaraunt by creating a healthy and viable relationship with farmers. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 31, 2014.

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Building the Soil: Growing Food Without Chemicals

BY MELANIE WATTS
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

Melanie Watts is a master gardener, author and blogger and has been growing food organically for her family for 25 years. She has learned that by paying attention to nature, she can create a sustainable fertile soil that in turn feeds the plants.

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Dreams of a Green Man

BY JOHN CUMMINGS
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 12, 2014

John Cummings shares his dreams and hopes of growing organic foods for well-being, community, and connection. Listen to one man's journey towards an authentic dream.

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In Food We Trust

BY DHURATA DANERI
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Dhurata Daneri - Food Revolution Albania - In Food We Trust

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Urban Permaculture

BY DE BOER JESSIE
@ VOL 10 ON APR 08, 2016

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Permaculture: Living Sustainably the Cuban Way

BY SONJA NORTON
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"The world would be a much better place if we had more permaculturists."

Sustainable Interior Designer Sonja Norton took three weeks to learn about permaculture from those at the forefront—Cubans. She expains how Cuba's economic history and sustainable way of life led to philosophies about food and consumption that the rest of the world could (and should) take to heart.

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Food As a Language

BY SHIRLEY KASTON
@ VOL 29 ON DEC 06, 2016

Shirley Kaston, as a chef and information technoligist, co-created the Kök Projekt. She views food as a language for sustainability and social innovation. Together with her partners she aims to create an international network and platform of food entrepreneurs to grow and exchange food related solutions. 

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Permaculture

BY THADDEUS CATES
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Thaddeus Cates gives an overview of Permanent Agriculture.

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Permaculture and Urban Homesteading

BY MIA CHANTEL PALEN
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 30, 2017

Mia Chantel Palen speaks about permaculture and urban homesteading.