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The EarthBox is a highly water-efficient container gardening system that changes the way we grow food.

Here are some short documentary and promotional pieces that we've done about some of the interesting things going on with EarthBox.


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Rick's Rooftop
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Rick Bayless of Chicago's Frontera Grill and PBS's Mexico: One Plate at a Time takes some time out to speak about his philosophy of food, freshness and how his EarthBox garden helps him achieve the ultimate freshness for his rooftop salsa.

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Ann's Class
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Award-winning teacher Ann Cruikshank uses EarthBoxes to teach science in Manatee, FL.

This film is the winner of a Bronze Telly Award for excellence in an on-line educational piece.

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Brick City Urban Farms


John Taylor and Lorraine Gibbons use EarthBoxes to turn a vacant lot into a thriving farm, bringing fresh local produce to the 'food desert' of Newark, creating green jobs, educational and job training opportunities.

This film was selected for the 2009 National Greenbuild Film Festival.

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Garden State Urban Farms

EarthBox Commercial Applications


Promotional piece. Hoss Morgan tours Whisenant Farms in Parrish, FL to examine the numerous economic and environmental benefits to growing produce commercially using EarthBoxes.

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Green My School: Rosa Parks
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Students at Rosa Parks Elementary School in San Francisco, CA received an EarthBox garden as part of green makeover from CBS EcoMedia's Green My School Contest.

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Green My School: Dirksen
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Students at Everett M. Dirksen Middle School in Calumet City, IL received an EarthBox garden as part of green makeover from CBS EcoMedia's Green My School Contest.

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Two Dog Nursery
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Over the course of sixteen months, Jo Anne Trigo went from planting her first EarthBox to becoming Los Angeles' only certified organic veggie nursery, offering bi-weekly EarthBox classes.

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Two Dog Nursery



International EarthBox Day


The Growing Connection and the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation celebrate International EarthBox Day in Union Square Park.

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The Growing Connection is a United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization program that connects kids from around the world via the internet and uses EarthBoxes to teach them about agriculture, nutrition, and entrepeneurship.

The following are some profiles of events and installations of The Growing Connection.

http://www.thegrowingconnection.org
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50 X 15: Chiapas


The Growing Connection partners up with chip maker AMD to bring computer labs and EarthBox gardens to two remote villages in the state of Chiapas in Mexico.

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AMD 50x15




Google Garden Planting


Executive Sous-Chef Jennifer Johnston leads a team of volunteers to plant a Growing Connection garden on Google's campus in Mountain View, CA with keynote address from "Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf.

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Google Garden Harvest


Rebecca Jepsen from Santa Clara County Master Gardeners helps Jennifer maintain the garden at the Googleplex and harvest vegetables for use in Google's on-campus cafes.

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Earth Day at USDA


The Growing Connection participated in the USDA's first Farm to Fork Festival on Earth Day 2009. The festival unveiled the new People's Garden on the grounds of the Whitten Building, the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in Washington, DC.

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Stalks in the CIty


Through a collaboration between The Growing Connection, the NYC Police Athletic League, and Cornell University, school children in NYC plant corn in EarthBoxes to be used in General Motors' ethanol vehicle display at NextFest.

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You Say Tomato, I Say Tobago


The Department of Agriculture in Tobago uses EarthBoxes to solve their food security problem in a pilot program to bring Growing Connection installations to the island.

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