Spirit of Hope Urban Farm: Filling Food Pantries, Strengthening Communities in Detroit

October 26, 2011 by  
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© Jonathan A. Berz In the latest issue of Natural Home and Garden Magazine, Kelli B. Kavanaugh profiles one of Detroit’s urban farms. The Spirit of Hope Urban Farm is located on the grounds of Spirit of Hope church, just two miles from downtown Detroit. It is a great example of what a small farm can do for a community, and provides plenty of lessons for those of us who grow in urban areas. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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SolarShip: A Solar-Powered, Helium-Filled Cargo Plane That Floats (Video)

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© SolarShip The goal of zero emissions air travel generates a lot of great but fantastical ideas (huge cloud-shaped blimp , anyone?) — but there’s a company out there that has already flown test flights of a solar-powered helium plane. Toronto-based startup SolarShip has designed an hybrid airship and airplane that can not only fly 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) carrying 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds), but also does it solely on the power supplied by the sun. See the test flight video:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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2013 Honda Fit EV to be Unveiled Next Month

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Honda/Promo image Honda Throws Its Hat Into the EV Ring The change in direction toward electric vehicles is still under way at Honda. The new CEO is more enthusiastic about them than his predecessor, and the first piece of evidence to support that will be the unveiling the of 2013 Honda Fit EV at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month. It will be a 2013 model, but it should be available in the U.S. in 2012 if all goes according to plan…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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