Urban farming /

Urban Farm Unit
Food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit:

So, urban agriculture. It's important, right? That’s certainly the conclusion I've come to when pondering the future of food production, our future on this pla...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

...Urban farming: Any food we produce at our homes is food that isn't part of the agricultural industry, which is a huge consumer of natural resources. If you...

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...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

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...

Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping

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...

Edible Perennials
Landscaping

A guide to growing edible perennials.

When beginning to think about permanent edible landscape design and forest gardening, taking in the general concepts of Permaculture can help tremendously. The...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

Introducing BioCity's indoor vertical veggie garden. This beautiful installation made with reclaimed wine bottles allows you to grow arugula, chard, strawberri...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...urban farming to installing renewable energy sources. 3. Eat local and get started in urban farming. Buying from food co-ops and shopping at farmers' ...

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...

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

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

As founder of the Resilient Design Institute , Alex Wilson is an internationally renowned authority on resilience in home design. Beyond just homes, 'resilienc...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...farming and the distribution of saffron and paprika. Greenhouse construction: In order to expand the family business, Teasdale and Bachand bought an o...

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