Food production / Guides

Urban Farm Unit - Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Pisciculture and Urban Farming
Food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...food production, our future on this planet, and sustainability in general. As a proponent of urban agriculture it's also clear to me that both space and soil to...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...food in the Ecohome green home guide pages - how to build a greenhouse in a cold climate , how to grow food in small spaces , food that grows well in the shade ...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 7 tips for growing food in small spaces

...food production that they might not otherwise get. We will face many challenges in the future around the issues of natural resources and food production, so the...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...food co-ops and shopping at farmers' markets promotes local food production, tastes better, and is better for you. The agricultural industry is a huge consumer ...

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...food. I wanted to create a homestead with the capacity to become close to self-sufficient in food production should circumstances call for such a need—for exa...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

...food hydroponically, given the absence of soil, allows us to grow more food in smaller spaces. For example, without soil a healthy cherry tomato plant can be gr...

Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey o
Food production

Flow Frames: Revolutionary beekeeping puts honey on tap.

Can you imagine having honey on tap straight from your beehive? That is exactly what father and son team Stuart and Cedar Anderson aim to bring to market with ...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...food and the autonomy that comes with it,” Maude says. “Apart from the organic farmer in the neighboring town, it’s a bit of a food desert up here in Gaspésie. ...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...food production. By contributing to the crowdfunding campaign, backers will help make the Elegant Farm widely available. Born out of a desire to grow food i...

Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

...production of chemical fertilisers. To find native plants by region and category you can google ‘indigenous plants’ and your region, but we have also found this...

The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...food. If you have the space, there is little that tastes better than food you grew yourself. In most rural communities you will be able to find local farmers ...

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