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Young Farmers: Katie

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Under Katie's guidance, a high school garden brings together students of all stripes

We're big fans of school gardens around here. They're a great way to use the schoolyard as a classroom and teach students valuable concepts about food and agriculture. Katie, our latest Young Farmers subject, leads a gardening program at an extension high school in Claremont, California, where at-risk students get a chance to grow their own veggies. By literally getting their hands dirty,......read more

Young Farmers: The Series

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The food revolution is here, and young people are leading the charge

Lockerz and SHFT present Young Farmers, an original web series exploring the growth of 'farm-to-table' values among young people today. In the videos, we visit with 10 budding gardeners, taking a personal look at their lives and the things they grow....read more

Young Farmers: Aileen

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Aileen, a talented cellist, locates the links between music and gardening

Is gardening an art form? Well, it's a form of creation, so it should be. The difference between growing food and, say, playing in a symphony, is that a gardener's collaborator is nature itself. In this episode of Young Farmers, we meet Aileen, a high school cellist who likens gardening to music. You work hard at both, and in both cases, something eventually clicks, and the next thing you know......read more

Young Farmers: Dwight

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At the campus garden, Dwight explains the art of composting

According to Dwight, a graduating college student and ex-baseball star, composting is just the same as making cookies. Follow the recipe, adding just the right amount of worms, food scraps and hay, then let the bacteria go to work, and the ingredients form themselves into a delicious compost. In this episode of Young Farmers, we follow Dwight to the campus garden, where he informs us how to make......read more

Foster the People "Coming of Age"

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Nostalgic videos takes viewers on a journey through the trials and tribulations of high school

It's been three years since Foster the People crashed the charts with their surprise hit, "Pumped Up Kicks." Now the Los Angeles-based indie pop act is set to release their sophomore record, Supermodel, and have shared this official video for lead single "Coming of Age." Appropriately, the video depicts the experience of going through high school in America, taking a literal intpretation of the......read more

Husbands, "Dreams"

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Old school techniques shine in this amazing typographic video for France's Husbands

Ever since Kanye's great "Good Life" video from a few years back, animated typographic lyrics have become sort of a "thing" in music videos. We're not mad. When it's done well, it's a wonderful thing. French production outfit Cauboyz build on the movement with this superb piece for "Dreams" by their countrymen, Husbands. Mixing various fonts and graphical treatments all over the screen, Cauboyz......read more

Young Farmers: Corbett

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A budding green thumb skates to the community garden to man his plot--and grab an after-school snack

Corbett, our newest Young Farmers subject, comes by his interest in gardening honestly. Raised until the age of six on a farm near Lake Tahoe, the teen green thumb was exposed to the practice of growing food at an early age. Now living in Los Angeles, he tends to a community farm plot right off the freeway that produces everything from corn and peppers to zucchini and tomato. Check out......read more

Young Farmers: Zoe

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After a chaotic day at school, Zoe's orderly veggie garden offers some welcome relief

The front yard garden at Zoe's place, while not exactly as fussy and meticulous as a French formal garden, is nevertheless an orderly place, one that provides a welcome respite from the hectic city outside. Zoe contrasts her steady, reliable botanical friends with her erratic, hormonal classmates at high school, who never seem to do what the teachers want. With plants, she says, all she has to do......read more

Young Farmers: Willa

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A green-thumbed high school student shows off her impressive veggie garden

You know something is embedded in your brain once you start dreaming about it. For Willa, another of our Young Farmers, that would include her garden, the subject of a recent dream (nightmare?) involving some missing lettuce. Now in high school, the enthusiastic planter has been at the gardening game for many years, thanks to her mom and grandma, who got her into plants early on. Here, we......read more

Foxes In Fiction, "School Night"

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Found footage video by Jamie Harley

Director Jamie Harley comes through with another dreamy found footage video, this time for "School Night" by Foxes in Fiction. The video is part of a larger project called "Slow Motion -- A Visual Mixtape," put together by Stadiums & Shrines and Flashlight Tag, a couple indie music bloggers who got some of their favorite filmmakers in the Vimeo community to......read more

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