Grow For the Glow: Desktop Hydroponic Garden Doubles as Lamp

July 31, 2016

Desktop Hydroponic Garden

All you need to be an urban farmer is a countertop or desktop. Even those living in the smallest of living spaces, city apartments with no patios, terraces, or balconies, can grow fresh micro-greens while at the same time illuminating Read More...

A Bird’s Nest For People Doubles as Hydroponic Garden

July 27, 2016

Bird's Nest For People

Milan-based DesignLibero describes their design practice as an interaction between form and function. If their multifunctional Nido (Italian for nest) is any example of this, then I’d say their work is more a combination of form, function and fun.

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How to Join the Seed Bomb Squad

July 13, 2016

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Ready to drop a seed bomb? We’re talking friendly bombs dropped with love on disused properties, bringing them to life and beautifying these urban eyesores. For those who haven’t heard of them—seed bombs are a bunch of seeds in Read More...

You Can Grow Your Own House and Eat it Too

July 12, 2016

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Growing your own food is becoming more and more commonplace, whether in a garden, on a balcony, or even in a small planter on your kitchen counter. I’ve shared stories about growing living walls and roofs–and even about growing your Read More...

Country’s First K-8 Urban Farm School Sprouting in San Francisco

June 15, 2016

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With an ecology and farming curriculum intended to “cultivate in the students and the staff a consistent and ongoing relationship with the outdoors,” San Francisco’s Golden Bridges School, a K-8 urban farm school, unveiled plans for its new campus, an … Read More...

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