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Urban Farm Unit
Landscaping and food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit:

...Urban Farm Unit (UFU) . Chivialle designed a simple, open source model with a shipping container base topped by a greenhouse extension, both of which house an a...

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The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping and food production

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...urban farming. To meet this growing demand, the Elegant Farm offers a beautiful, rewarding and no-nonsense option for local urban food production. By contr...

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Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...urban farming. At whatever level you think you can handle, try urban farming . Grow yourself something to eat in whatever space you have available, whether...

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Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping and food production

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

...urban wildlife by linking green spaces with each other (some plants may be sought by visiting species of birds and butterflies); Local plants improve biodiv...

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

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...farm a third of a mile down the road from where we had lived for 30 years. We were beginning what would be a long process of figuring out what to do with the ho...

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Shipping container home
Tiny house

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly?

Shipping container houses are gaining popularity globally and are seductively attractive with their modern looking lines, colours and shape. Like many great id...

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Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Landscaping and food production

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

...urban garden a success. 1.) Container gardening If you have limited outdoor space, be it a small yard, shared courtyard or balcony, a container garden...

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