Articles By: Luke Miller Callahan

Announcing the ‘Incubator’ – Sowing a Seed of Intent

Announcing the ‘Incubator’ – Sowing a Seed of Intent

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

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

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.

Transforming City Food Waste into Profit with John-Paul Maxfield of WasteFarmers

Transforming City Food Waste into Profit with John-Paul Maxfield of WasteFarmers

One man’s trash is another an’s treasure. We’ve all heard this saying before, but John-Paul Maxfield is acting on it. At Waste Farmers, John-Pauls takes city food scraps that were once thrown away, and composts them into top-quality soil amendments for Denver growers.

Creating Dialogue amongst World Leaders: Sneak Preview of the Planet Under Pressure conference with Owen Gaffney

Creating Dialogue amongst World Leaders: Sneak Preview of the Planet Under Pressure conference with Owen Gaffney

How do you facilitate a meaningful dialogue about the future of our planet amongst the world’s leaders? Owen Gaffney is organizing the Planet Under Pressure conference with a team around the globe to answer this very question. He joins me in this interview to discuss the exciting new developments of this monumental gathering of the minds.

Make money growing food in yards: Urban Farming online course

Make money growing food in yards: Urban Farming online course

It turns out, that farming on small plots can be highly profitable. In fact, hundreds of people have started farming on under an acres in urban area as a full time business.

Curtis Stone, highly successful urban farmer, wants to help you create your own urban farm this year. Check it out!

Strategies for mobilizing our workforce towards urban agriculture with Michael Ableman

Strategies for mobilizing our workforce towards urban agriculture with Michael Ableman

How do we catalyze a movement of urban farmers throughout the country throughout the developed world? Renowned speaker, activist, and urban farmer, Michael Abelman sits down with me to discuss the reasoning and strategy behind encouraging millions of people to become small plot farmers.

Guide to Profitable Urban Farming

Guide to Profitable Urban Farming

Support your family and build community as an urban farmer. Curtis Stone is one of the most successful urban farmers in North America and wants to teach you his secrets!

Social Performance Management – Measuring the Impact of International Development w/ Steve Wright

Social Performance Management – Measuring the Impact of International Development w/ Steve Wright

Measuring impact is the hot topic around social enterprise right now. Steve Wright and I discuss the values behind impact investing and what it will take to make a significant shift in portfolio’s towards enterprises that solve social, health, and environmental problems.

Crowd-Sourced Manufacturing – RepRap’s founder Adrian Bowyer discusses the future of 3d Printing

Crowd-Sourced Manufacturing – RepRap’s founder Adrian Bowyer discusses the future of 3d Printing

What is a key component in consumerism? Buying things you don’t need because of clever sales tactics from retailers who have a surplus of goods. Imagine a world where people only consume what they need, and the goods they do consume are manufactured locally or in their own home. The RepRap 3d printer makes this a reality. Adrian Bowyer and I discuss the evolution of RepRap and where 3d-printing is heading