food production / Guides

Urban Farm Unit
Landscaping and 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...

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Climate change impact of meat
Lifestyle and environment

Food and climate change – what are the impacts of your food choices?

...foods to swap that cannot only be healthier, but will consume less resources in production. Broccoli for asparagus Asparagus can be said to be the fan...

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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 ...

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Edible Perennials
Landscaping and food production

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...

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Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping and food production

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...

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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

...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...

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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 ...

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Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Landscaping and 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...

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Keyhole Garden
Landscaping and food production

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...food because they eliminate the wasted space created by paths found in both traditional row gardening and raised bed gardens. They also create a healthy, rich s...

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Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey o
Landscaping and 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 ...

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The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping and food production

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 ...

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