Season 1 Successes

While trying to adapt my garden knowledge to growing on a sweltering rooftop I have run into more than a few speedbumps. However, the initial garden implementation has still seen a few successes. Let’s celebrate them! An early step in any garden should be the start of a composting system. We used a simple plastic bin with a lid for our small … Read More

Edibles in the landscaping

As more and more urban families begin to explore growing food at home, we read about more and more run-ins with homeowner’s associations and city councils claiming that our gardens are unsightly and inappropriate. While I do not recommend backing down or growing apologetically as we strive to show our communities what can be possible, I do want to encourage the aesthetically … Read More

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.! … Read More

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