Reap What You Sow With AKER Urban Farming Kits

April 15, 2015



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You can picture it right? Starting your day by collecting a bounty of fresh eggs, herbs and other edibles, popping over to check on your buzzing bee hive, and then heading out to enjoy your day in the city with Read More…

New York City’s Intervale Green Rooftop Urban Farm Cultivates More Than Food

January 10, 2014



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When thinking of the Bronx, the northernmost of New York City’s five boroughs, one might think first of Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo, or the New York Botanical Garden. But what about farming?

Up above one of the neighborhood’s¬†residential Read More…

$100,000 Chicken Coop: What the Cluck?

October 24, 2013



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“Dawn breaks. The hens descend from their bespoke Versailles-inspired Le Petit Trianon house to their playground below for a morning wing stretch. Slipping on your wellies, you start for the coop and are greeted by the pleasant clucking of your
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Portable Raised Bed Planter Elevates Mobile and Modular Urban Gardens

October 15, 2013



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When you see them, don’t you just itch to turn some wasted urban spaces into lush green outdoor rooms and edible gardens? That must be what German design collective Thinking Hands thought when they designed Hochbeet,¬†a raised bed planter … Read More…

Fun DIY Raised Bed Gardens From Interlocking Blocks

September 15, 2013



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Here’s how to create an urban garden in a snap. A couple of friends, a designer and two “produce evangelists” from Portland, Oregon (where else, right?) have joined forces to develop a Lego-like modular system for making easy-to-assemble raised bedsRead More…

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