In Chicago and all over the world, urban farmers are realizing that the most accessible real estate is what's above them, as the large swaths of acres of land are not available in the city like they are in rural areas. For long-term sustainability and to reduce waste, cost and transport, people are looking into closed-loop food production systems housed indoors using vertical space instead of ... READ MORE
Blog Archive for January 2012
Spring into Bed has taken on a new meaning in Seattle. It's the seed of an idea that has sprouted into The Just Garden Project, a way for anyone and everyone who wants to grow food in their yard to be able to do just that - for free! Friends and partners Stephanie and Michael Seliga recently began the Just Garden Project and Eat your Yard edible landscaping, an event and a year-round business ... READ MORE
Outside the police station in the small Victorian mill town of Todmorden, West Yorkshire, there are three large raised flower beds.If youd visited a few months ago, youd have found them overflowing with curly kale, carrot plants, lettuces, spring onions all manner of vegetables and salad leaves.
Today the beds are bare. Why? Because people have been wandering up to ... READ MORE