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Catch my May 21 talk to the Vancouver Heritage Foundation on the urban food revolution. The Heritage Foundation sees urban farming as a return to the way the city used to be, but with a modern twist. Think “past forward”, … Continue reading
A Sun article about urban hunters reveals a startling jump in the number of people who want to learn how to hunt so they can source their own food more ethically than buying it from an industrial slaughterhouse. But really, … Continue reading
CityFarmer has a website showing who’s looking for a garden and who’s looking for a gardener to use their yard to grow food. Now is a good time to hook up!
Rooftop growing is exploding everywhere. Some cities now allow owners to exceed height restrictions if they’re growing food on their roofs. Many of these are hydroponic, as in Vancouver’s Alterrus rooftop greenhouse on the unused top floor of a downtown … Continue reading
This New York City Agrictecture housing project is the first example of commercial hydroponic agriculture integrated into a new affordable housing complex.