Written by Paul Molyneaux for Maineboats.com One evening before a storm, all the water seemed to drain out of the harbor. Rocks that were coated in pink coral and the hold-fasts of storm-torn kelp got a chance to breathe air, maybe for the first time. Then the big swell filled the harbor again, well above […]
For the first time in over 100 years, agricultural freight has been transported by sail from Maine farms into Boston Harbor. Maine Sail Freight is both an art installation and a platform for an important discussion about trade and how a look into the past might give us a glimpse into the future of trade […]
WEBINAR: strategizing to achieve racial justice, curb corporate capture, diversify farming, and steward land & water by updating supply management & fair prices. The divisions between rich and poor, rural and urban, Black and White, landed and landless, Main Street and Wall Street look as wide today in the U.S. as they have ever been. To understand […]
Noah David Smith is an award winning Director, Cinematographer and Photographer. He creates beautiful and evocative images with his natural aesthetic, distinct composition and elegant style. His technique is deeply rooted in strong portraiture, storytelling, natural light, and city streets. Check out his photos from Down East Maine HERE and follow his Instagram
Announcing The 1st Ever: Until We’re Together Again Community Supported Arts Project. We're set up just like a farm CSA, where you pay a monthly fee and receive a box of delicious farm fresh food… Only We're Sending You A Box Of Freshly Grown, Non GMO, Free Range ART!!! Each month, for the next 6 […]
Rachel Alexandrou has been a regular contributor to Greenhorns New Farmers Almanac over the years. Her stunning work will be shown in a solo art show on April 13th in Portland Maine at Oxbow Brewery's Gallery 49. Rachel's current work focuses on concepts of decay, plant matter and herbarium specimens. 20% of the proceeds of the show […]
Journalist Kate Bolick recently wrote about her experience in visiting artist Andrea Zittel in the Californian desert. Zittel has spent the past 20 years of her career exploring solitude and this path has led her to create her "Experimental Living Cabins" at A-Z West near Joshua Tree National Park. "Zittel sees herself as part of the 20th-century tradition […]
[vimeo 164326896 w=640 h=360] We have recently discovered fourthland, a collaborative art and performance community in the UK which first emerged in 2008. It's hard to do justice to fourthland and the work that they do in words. They create and explore objects, land, people and myths in interlinked creative and unconventional social and artistic […]
[vimeo 47713837 w=640 h=360] We should all be so lucky.
Your artwork could help promote the next EcoFarm Conference in Pacific Grove, CA!
Biannual film fest in Madison is looking for projects focused on this years theme of Land.
Famous seed breeder Alan Kapuler is also an artist!
Scarier than fiction - A look at protest posters and resistance art that draw from literature.
trans-historical residency and artist collective is looking for folks to join them this year.
We are cultivated by the land. Thoughts on the daily act of farming.
Fighting corporate tyranny and planting the seeds of freedom, we're so grateful to Fedco for giving us this badass superhero on their 2017 seed catalogue cover.
We love these female-farmer inspired greeting cards, and we love that a portion of proceeds go to support more women in agriculture.
photo: Samuel Oslund It's that time of year. The gifts are torn apart,the wrapping paper lays warm next to the dying tree, boots are on, and people are piling into cars, lining up at shops, trampling and fighting for deals, deals, deals! We're doing a little internal shopping. Check out the buy nothing catalogue, a […]
photo cred: Danny Lyon Burn Zone, is Danny Lyon’s newest published work. Burn Zone is a Cri de Coeur directed at the artist community and our youth asking them to join the fight to save planet Earth. In it, photographer and filmmaker Danny Lyon, tells the story of his return to New Mexico after thirty […]
Seed Journey -- a project from the artist group Future Farmers-- is a seafaring voyage connected to a public art project. "Seed Journey moves people, ideas and seeds through time and space. This voyage—its crew and cargo—are agents that link the commons as they relate to local networks and a more global complex of seed savers and stewards […]
Between the Sky and the Earth In times of google maps are the evidences of detecting and viewing lands; we read them, we move according to them, we navigate with them, we get lost and we found ourselves with them.
Girls In Trees, primarily a photography and text exhibit curated by acclaimed novelist Rebecca Godfrey, gathers the work of over 33 renown and emergent artists (mostly from the Hudson Valley) exploring the moments that wilderness and girlhood collude.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kbwBrs6pkM] Finally! We've been waiting for ages for a one-woman musical about climate change, and this one is fantastic! See it live at the United Solo Theatre Festival in Manhattan on Friday, Nov. 18 at 9:00 pm!
Remember Adam and Johanna, the sweet song birds of Songbird Farm in Unity, ME? Good. Just to keep you abreast of their happenings: you can catch Adam's interview on the Greenhorns Radio here, order his CD here, and see him and Johanna live at the following shows! Fri. Oct 21st. Contradance in Brooklyn, NY Sat. Oct. 22nd. CDNY Contradance. Manhattan, NY. […]
Artists and farmers alike, we know it ain't easy to maintain your art when you've got buns in and out of the oven. In fact, I'd say that between the sleepless nights of those early years to the struggle of raising kids on what are not famously-lucrative salaries, raising the next generation of beautiful, free-spirited, […]
The Mojave Project is really just kind of the bomb-diggety. But don't take our word for it: to learn more, we recommend this absolutely gorgeous video. The project is an "experimental transmedia documentary led by Kim Stringfellow exploring the physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert." Browse the current projects here. And while we're talking about the Mojave […]
This April, as the communal irrigation ditches known as acequias run with spring melt and farmers carve new furrows into their fields, many northern New Mexico villages will celebrate their annual homecoming. This is the time of the limpia –– the cleaning of the acequia, when water-rights holders and their families gather to haul rocks, […]
Artists from South Sudan, a new country fraught with internal conflict, make a case for the power of community agriculture in their music video. As they sing, rap, and comb through fields of corn, okra, and sorghum, their message is clear: There's rich soil in Sudan, and it will improve the lives of people if they […]
Hōkūleʻa, our Star of Gladness, began as a dream of reviving the legacy of exploration, courage, and ingenuity that brought the first Polynesians to the archipelago of Hawaiʻi. The canoes that brought the first Hawaiians to their island home had disappeared from earth. Cultural extinction felt dangerously close to many Hawaiians when artist Herb Kane […]
We are so proud of this awesome collaboration. If you've been wondering how a maritime art stunt fits into the mission of an organization that supports farmers (I mean, talk about your landlubbers!), this publication is for you! Manifesta lays out the story, history, discourse, and activism behind the Maine Sail Freight project last summer! The un-monograph is a […]
Grizedale Arts is an arts organisation based on the historic site of Lawson Park farm, above the Coniston valley in the Lake District. The organisation is a curatorial project in a continuous state of development. Our current site, Lawson Park, is run as a productive small holding and working farm house, with a multifaceted programme […]
Meg Hiesinger is a kite maker who sees her craft as a way to help deepen people’s connections to nature through play. Meg began making kites after pulling a broken factory-made plastic kite out of a stand of cactus near her home in Laguna Beach, California. It made her wonder how a kite might look […]
Watch the video below! Learn more about the exhibit here! Follow the amazing ripple effects of the exhibit, recent press in the Houston Chronicle and NYT, and more of the organizations work on their news page.
Meet Michelle LaPenai: artist, designer, forager and gardener passionate about food as medicine. She wants to serve those bringing good things into the market place and wants to be a part of this movement to use her skills. She is not looking for pro bono work, but to connect with farmers in order to bring […]
http://ecoartspace.org/images/projects_02.jpg Ecoartspace is one of the leading international organizations in a growing community of artists, scientists, curators, writers, nonprofits and businesses who are developing creative and innovative strategies to address our global environmental issues. We promote a diverse range of artworks that are participatory, collaborative, interdisciplinary and uniquely educational. Our philosophy embodies a broader concept […]
Oregon-based young farmer and photographer Nolan Caldish takes beautiful photographs, often pertaining to agricultural subjects. Several of the projects up on his website, both independent and commissioned feature vegetables, fruits, and land use issues. The three images above come the from "A Land Built By Gravity," which explores America with stark realism, the intersection of the […]
Revernd Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir "are wild anti-consumerist gospel shouters and Earth loving urban activists who have worked with communities all over the world defending community, life and imagination."
Photographer, Rose Marasco, has developed a large collection of photographs of the aging Grange halls of Maine. The halls in her photographs are at once regal relics of the past and a little spooky, leaving us both nostalgic and slightly unsettled by their slight disrepair. See a sampling of the collection on her website. A […]
Calling all farm crews and musical historians! Mettabee Farm & Arts in Hillsdale, NY is hosting a two day worksong concert and workshop with Edith & Bennett. To see the event description in full click here Concert Saturday October 17th, 7:00 pm-10:00 pm $10-$20 suggested donation Bring a tent and gather 'round the campfire to sing songs and […]