Videos

04 January 2015
Origins of Bottle Walls, How to Make a Glass Bottle Wall, Bottle House and Heineken Wobo concept beer bottle brick based on Daren Howarth and Adi Nortje experience building the Brittany Groundhouse Bathroom.
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02 January 2015
The tiny/alternative house movement is a revolution in full swing.
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02 January 2015
Lauren Singer is a 23-year-old living in New York City who hasn't produced any trash for two years. Sound impossible? It's not. In fact, Lauren says this achievable goal has benefits beyond helping the environment. She eats better, has more money, and is happier since transitioning to a waste-free life.
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26 December 2014
Seed Matters is a short film capturing some of the voices from The Great Seed Festival which took place in October, 2014 to raise awareness of the importance of seed, and to celebrate seed, food and biodiversity.
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26 December 2014
The Farmer, the Architect and the Scientist tells the story of a seed hero. Dr Debal Deb is a pioneering ecologist committed to working with traditional farmers in eastern India to conserve indigenous seed diversity. Over almost two decades, Debal has managed to save 920 varieties of rice, all of which he stores in community based seed banks in West Bengal and Odisha for farmers. This film...
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26 December 2014
Navdanya is an NGO in India dedicated to preserving biodiversity and indigenous knowledge. It is a seed bank, farm and educational facility accepting visits, volunteers and interns from around the world. Dr. Vandana Shiva is a physicist, author and activist promoting models of permanent culture, preservation and peace.
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26 December 2014
l nome del movimento Navdanya (che in Hindi significa nove semi) trae spunto dal rituale, molto diffuso tra le famiglie del sud dell'India, di piantare il primo giorno dell'anno nove semi in un vaso . Dopo nove giorni le donne si incontrano portando i vasi e confrontano i risultati: vedendo quali semi si sono comportati meglio si organizzano scambi cosicché, durante il periodo della semina,...
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26 December 2014
Filmed on the 9th February 2013 at the Nehru Centre, London. Event organised by The Resurgence Trust in association with Navdanya (Seed Freedom) and The Gaia Foundation. On Seed Freedom and Sharing Report from the event by Share The World's Resources: http://www.stwr.org/food-security-agr... Vandana Shiva: http://www.rightlivelihood.org/v-shiv... Satish Kumar: http://www.resurgence.org/...
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26 December 2014
Renowned linguist, author, and dissident intellectual, Noam Chomsky, talks about the current state of the economy, the assault on social welfare programs and the prospects for resistance and hope in the years ahead.
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26 December 2014
DDT toxicity: Tremors. Convulsions. Diarrhoea. Dizziness. Vomiting. Numbness. Paresthesias. Hyperexcitability. At least the tribal ppl knows all kind of synthetic chemicals are harmful! This is clipped from the record of the 1946 campaign to check an epidemic of malaria in the Kipsigis tribal reserve in the Kisumu district of north-west Kenya by spraying village huts with DDT. A team of public...
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25 December 2014
"DDT-It's a handful of concentrated death"! From about 1945 to 1970, large amounts of DDT were released into the air and on soil or water when it was sprayed on crops and forests to control insects. DDT was also sprayed in the environment to control mosquitoes. DDT was first synthesized in 1874, but it was not until 1939 that its insecticidal properties were discovered. Sherwin Williams began...
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25 December 2014
As the world reels under the threat of unrelenting climate change, erratic monsoons and fast depleting groundwater reserves, The Miracle Water Village narrates the inspirational story of impoverished farming community in India that reversed its fortunes through its visionary model of water management. Lying in one of the worst drought-prone regions of India, the village of Hiware Bazar battled...
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25 December 2014
In this video from Veria Living we see What is Organic. Since moving to the Himalayas five years ago, Puran's guide and mentor Tito Signh has tried to convince the locals to give up chemical farming. Though Tito's life is far more simple than it used to be, he is now a proud and adamant custodian of his environment and the traditional ways people have co-existed with it for hundreds of years.
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25 December 2014
When natural resources like timber, water and mineral deposits can be extracted from ecosystems, they become assets with dollar values that can be bought and sold internationally and enable developing countries to grow and participate in the global economy. If growth is the key to emerging from poverty, then this might seem like a good thing. But what if these same resources being sold to richer...
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15 December 2014
Same video as Bicicleta semeadora, in portuguese. A tutorial: ' How to do a sowing bike' is now available at Youtube.
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14 December 2014
Living In The Country - A Round-Up Of A Good Year Spent ‘Way Out West’
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14 December 2014
This is one clip in a series of videos demonstrating how Muddy Fingers Farm, a 2-person veggie farm in Hector, NY make a living producing vegetables on a small acreage.
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14 December 2014
We have quite a bit of harness - and even more mud. The two are natural friends and are always getting together. Cleaning and oiling harness is quite a nice and satisfying job, though, especially when a friend helps out (thanks Christina!). Glycerine soap, water, neatsfoot oil and elbow grease are all you need.
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13 December 2014
This is our first video on orchard management. Ian Merwin, professor emeritus in Cornell University's Dept of Horticulture and owner of Black Diamond Farm demonstrates the art and science of shaping the form of apple trees. This video was filmed and edited by Peter Carroll of Peter Carroll Productions in Ithaca, NY and funded by the generous contributors to our Small Farm Videos Indiegogo...
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13 December 2014
This is the first video in a series where farmer and teamster Donn Hewes of Northland Sheep Dairy in Marathon, NY demonstrates how draft horses and mules are integrated into his farm operation. This video was filmed and edited by Peter Carroll of Peter Carroll Productions in Ithaca, NY and funded by the generous contributors to our Small Farm Videos Indiegogo campaign. This video resource is...
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13 December 2014
How to make a very simple DIY pool 'vacuum" with a bubble pump. After several swimming seasons sediment can build up on the pool floor. This simple device performs the same job as expensive pool vacuums but costs a fraction of the price and uses very little energy.
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12 December 2014
Getting clean wax from old combs and frames is not that easy. I do it in two stages. The first stage -- Wax Extracting -- is covered here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzkxq... This is the second stage -- cleaning blocks of dirty wax to get the bits and pieces out. If you just pour hot wax through a filter, it will cool instantly and solidify on the filter. That's why it's worth putting...
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11 December 2014
Join our friend Dave as he learns a lesson the hard way about eating a diet full of junk food that is processed and heavily modified. His diet is one of convenience that is full of food that puts his health at great risk. See if Dave is able to find a better way to eat in this latest adventure.
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08 December 2014
Hearing those big business people they care about customers and do great products shows how hypocrisy and deceit have become the way to go. Shame on these brands that care about their profits while the whole world grows fat and sick. I would put all of these guys in jail and throw away the key. As far as consumers they should really think twice about the crap arguments written onto packs and go...
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