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  1. Key Resource Despite the incredible diversity of useful plants that exist, a small handful of crops feed the majority of the world and millions of people still suffer from malnutrition and poverty. This talk will discuss some often overlooked crops that have the potential to alleviate suffering through...  
  2. Key Resource 1998-08-15 Vibrant color photos of fruits, flowers, leaves, and whole plants made it alluring for rural Amazonians, who appreciated seeing pictures of many of the plants they use to fashion crafts, roofs, food, and medicine. For their part, ecologists and botanists enjoyed the convenience of viewing the...  
  3. Key Resource 1998-02-01 Handy for commercial producers as well as backyard gardeners, this useful guide for growers and sellers of niche market produce provides detailed information about growing specialty crops that are growing in popularity among consumers. Includes 63 crop sheets from arugula to radicchio, basil to...  
  4. Peggy Bradley The first class in a series of videos on Micro-Gardens. How to grow your own food on a 100 by 50 foot lot  
  5. Peggy Bradley A class on using small containers in a micro-garden. This shows using recycled materials to help construct a garden at home  
  6. Peggy Bradley This is class 7 in the Micro-garden Training and concerns controlling pests with natural means.  
  7. Peggy Bradley This class shows the organoponics movement in Cuba where 60% of their food is grown this way. Shows how to set up one in your own yard.  
  8. Peggy Bradley This is Class 3 in the Micro-gardens Class. It discusses making larger garden containers out of shipping pallets and sheets of black plastic.  
  9. Peggy Bradley Class 5 of the Micro-Gardens Class on using mineral hydroponic nutrient.  
  10. Session :This session shares lessons and experiences from an IFAD-supported project on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) implemented by Bioversity International and its partners in Guatemala. The project deployed Rapid Market Appraisal (RMA) tools to conduct a value chain assessment and...