Posts Tagged ‘rooftop gardens’

St. Petersburg Urban Garden Club

St. Petersburg Urban Garden Club

January 12, 2011 As you might imagine with any large urban metro area with over 6 million residents, there exists an ongoing challenge of what to do with all the waste. The St. Petersburg Urban Garden Club (in Russia) set out to create something that was more ecological and also gave something of great value […]

Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney talk about Truck Farm (video)

Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney talk about Truck Farm (video)

King Corn filmmakers, Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney, have come together to create another film about how do we grow fresh, local food in urban environments.

Sky Vegetables: A Brilliant Notion

Sky Vegetables: A Brilliant Notion

One of the big challenges facing our modern industrial food system is the heavy reliance upon fossil fuels for the growing of crops, and the transporting of them long distances to market. An average head of lettuce travels 1500 miles before reaching the supermarket shelf, a longer distance than many of us travel on vacation. […]