Announcing the ‘Incubator’ – Sowing a Seed of Intent Announcing the ‘Incubator’ – Sowing a Seed of Intent

Announcing the ‘Incubator’ – Sowing a Seed of Intent

By Luke Miller Callahan

  • 11/18/2012 03:28
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Alright everyone. I’m excited/nervous about what’s to come. My plan is to bring you along with me as I try to build, with the support of others, a center for local, sustainable, business incubation. From here out we’ll call it the ‘Incubator’. The mission is to build businesses that can be replicated throughout communities in […]

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Concept: Urban Agriculture Incubator – Portland Concept: Urban Agriculture Incubator – Portland

Concept: Urban Agriculture Incubator – Portland

By Luke Miller Callahan

  • 11/15/2012 23:58
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The vision of an urban farm incubator here in Portland, Oregon that, once successful, can be replicated in other cities throughout the US and developed world.

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A Thousand Gardens in Africa – Interview with Slow Food President, Josh Viertel A Thousand Gardens in Africa – Interview with Slow Food President, Josh Viertel

A Thousand Gardens in Africa – Interview with Slow Food President, Josh Viertel

By Luke Miller Callahan

  • 05/11/2012 18:35
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Josh Viertel, president of Slow Food USA, joins Luke Callahan to discuss the ambitious initiative, A Thousand Gardens in Africa. The project entails creating new gardens in schools, villages, and urban fringe areas.

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People-Centered Economic Development — Business: Localization – Changing capitalism to serve people and planet People-Centered Economic Development — Business: Localization – Changing capitalism to serve people and planet

People-Centered Economic Development — Business: Localization – Changing capitalism to serve people and planet

By Irena Efremovska

  • 05/04/2012 10:26
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  “What if some businesses were to do things differently? Rather than accept that the responsibility of business was to return a profit to shareholders, what if it made other people the central focus and instead invested in the local community and social objectives?” — asks Jeff Mowatt, the Director of P-CED, People Centered Economic […]

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Announcing the ‘Incubator’ – Sowing a Seed of Intent

Announcing the ‘Incubator’ – Sowing a Seed of Intent

By Luke Miller Callahan


Alright everyone. I’m excited/nervous about what’s to come. My plan is to bring you along with me as I try to build, with the support of others, a center for local, sustainable, business incubation. From here out we’ll call it the ‘Incubator’. The mission is to build businesses that can be replicated throughout communities in […]

Concept: Urban Agriculture Incubator – Portland

Concept: Urban Agriculture Incubator – Portland

By Luke Miller Callahan


The vision of an urban farm incubator here in Portland, Oregon that, once successful, can be replicated in other cities throughout the US and developed world.

A Thousand Gardens in Africa – Interview with Slow Food President, Josh Viertel

A Thousand Gardens in Africa – Interview with Slow Food President, Josh Viertel

By Luke Miller Callahan


Josh Viertel, president of Slow Food USA, joins Luke Callahan to discuss the ambitious initiative, A Thousand Gardens in Africa. The project entails creating new gardens in schools, villages, and urban fringe areas.

People-Centered Economic Development — Business: Localization – Changing capitalism to serve people and planet

People-Centered Economic Development — Business: Localization – Changing capitalism to serve people and planet

By Irena Efremovska


  “What if some businesses were to do things differently? Rather than accept that the responsibility of business was to return a profit to shareholders, what if it made other people the central focus and instead invested in the local community and social objectives?” — asks Jeff Mowatt, the Director of P-CED, People Centered Economic […]

Is Starting a Social Business Possible even when Your Pocket is Empty?

Is Starting a Social Business Possible even when Your Pocket is Empty?

By Erick Chrispin - The True Maisha


“An example of a brave woman social entrepreneur from Tanzania” Do you also believe that you can make a living with starting up a small social business although you don’t have any start up capital in your account/ pocket at the beginning? The answer is yes – I believe so after I came across this Tanzanian […]

Choose Action as an Option: Social Entrepreneurship in Tanzania by Erick, The True Maisha

Choose Action as an Option: Social Entrepreneurship in Tanzania by Erick, The True Maisha

By Erick Chrispin - The True Maisha


Get ready for a journey to Tanzania! Erick Chrispin, Social Entrepreneurship Trainer, Motivator and Blogger tells us how it’s like to inspire people to choose action as an option in the beautiful Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. What inspires you to teach people to choose action as an option? In my life I have tried both main perspectives of […]

The Edible Bus Stop

The Edible Bus Stop

By Irena Efremovska


  It all started near the bus stop on Landor Road, London SW9… Simon Goldsmith, the Co-founder and Vice Chair of The Edible Bus Stop, brings us the story about the super cool project, taking place in London. Get ready for inspiring actions that aims to create a lush organic growing space for edibles & non-edibles. Changing […]

Open Source Permaculture – help to build the most comprehensive free resource for Permaculture education

Open Source Permaculture – help to build the most comprehensive free resource for Permaculture education

By Irena Efremovska


  ‘What does your backyard look like right now?’ – asks Sophia Novack, a documentary film student passionate about creating a more sustainable world. It has the potential to become a thriving edible garden, but only if you’ve got the right resources. If you had expert support at your fingertips, and free resources to teach you […]

Yummly – every recipe in the world

Yummly – every recipe in the world

By Irena Efremovska


  Imagine having a digital kitchen where you could connect with thousands of people passionate about food, share tasty experiences and information about the food you love and bring in transparency in the food system… Today we add a Yummly flavour to that imagination. David Feller, the Founder and CEO of  Yummly, the food game changing platform, tells us their story. […]

Foodtree: Know More – Eat Better

Foodtree: Know More – Eat Better

By Irena Efremovska


  Our food system is not completely broken. It’s just poorly designed. For a person that sees the glass as being half full, this means tones of opportunities to contribute to redesigning and building transparency in the food system… all while enjoying tasty local food!   Today, Derek Shanahan shares the story of Foodtree, a winning startup that […]