The Edible City Documentary

Edible City: Grow the Revolution is a portrayal of several different voices in the local food movement, from occupiers to Oakland community members where several programs are taking off. If you are looking for model programs to study in order to develop an agriculture program in your city, consider City Slicker Farms and Alemany Farm, among the many other organizations featured in the documentary. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rIVqGtgDHBo#! … Read More

The Simplest of Garden Towers

With the need to maximize our limited square footage and access to soil, we are growing up in a variety of ways. The simplest vertical structure anyone can find the materials for is a bag garden. All you need is a tall bag, soil,  string or rope, a cutting utensil, and your plants. While we are using woven plastic bulk rice bags … Read More

Starting Your Seedlings

Some seeds can be direct-sown while others do better when started in a nursery environment prior to the start of the growing season. Sowing Directly This method works well when you have a long growing season and plenty of time for the plants to mature and produce a full harvest. Large seeds, such as beans, corn, peas, cucumber and gourds all do … Read More

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