New Stylish and Simple Hydroponic Windowsill Planter

April 10, 2013



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Modern Sprout is a simple new compact, self-sustaining, and stylish hydroponic windowsill planter system launching today on Kickstarter by Sarah Burrows and Nick Behr, a Chicago couple whose passion for food, cooking, and interest in where their food comes from Read More…

Sustainable High-Rise Greens Sydney Skyline

April 2, 2013



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While action toward building ‘greener’ more sustainable structures is gaining momentum in Europe and America, an office tower from down-under is putting Australia on the green buildings map.

A 30 story high-rise office tower in Sydney, Australia’s central business district, … Read More…

Urban Vertical Farm and Pick-it-Yourself Market

January 5, 2013



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When industrial designer Ben Green and grower Tyler Nevers saw a need for suppling urban food-loving folks with locally grown produce at reasonable prices, they devised a plan and successfully raised $25,000 on Kickstarter for a small scale urban “artisan” Read More…

Three Cool Inventions For a Greener World

August 2, 2012













This summer has been one of the warmest on record in the northern hemisphere. 97% of Greenland’s surface ice thawed in an historical four days. Maybe it’s time to take a look at the grass roots of the green world … Read More…

NYC’s Alphabet City Neighborhood Botanical Garden

December 7, 2011







On a stroll through New York City’s Alphabet City recently, I discovered some wonderful obscure gardens–that is, I almost walked by before noticing them. Coined Alphabet City because it encompasses the areas between Avenues A through D, the neighborhood … Read More…

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