Growing food at home / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 7 tips for growing food in small spaces come from our own soil. For those of you who would like to grow food at home but have limited space, don't despair. Your dream of home-grown food is still wi...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change 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 ...

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

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...ated, transported and, depending on the situation, adapted for specific need. For more information about growing food at home in small spaces see here , from ...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign even the most brown-thumbed of gardeners can enjoy the benefits of growing their own food at home. It's extremely easy to use: All you have to do is fill it ...

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...home comes from its location more than its design. It may seem counterintuitive, but living in a well-insulated suburban house with a solar water heater is less...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...ating layer of air in between. The insulated greenhouse is heated with a reclaimed forced-air furnace that is that activated automatically by a thermostat whe...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

...home. Thanks to the craftsmanship and innovation of the folks at Montreal based company BioCity, growing a plethora of veggies at home with little more than a...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...ater and air pollution, climate change and deforestation. In some parts of the U.S. irrigation has caused such a drop in water levels that some hydroelectric ...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...ated systems that heat floors in winter and use excess heat generated in summer to heat your hot water. Micro-hydroelectric generation: The proper condition...

Urban farming

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming nearly the rate we consume water. Adding to that problem is the fact much of human development involves altering the earth so that water cannot penetrate it....

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

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle and water are becoming more and more scarce in some areas, and a growing world population means more and more people want a piece of that shrinking pie. ...