Click n’ Grow Unveils Web-Based Smart Farm Project

October 8, 2013

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Click n’ Grow, the smart planter we’ve featured before, just got smarter.

The micro-farming system already had electronic sensors operated with software to measure the plant’s needs and release precise amounts of fertilizer, air and water. But now they’ve got you … Read More…

Vertical Aquaponic Gardening Takes Shape

March 5, 2010

The Sun Curve, from Inca Biospheric Systems, is a closed loop vertical aquaponic micro farm (yes, that’s a mouthful) powered by solar panels, a wind turbine, and a battery bank. It grows plants vertically using water from its fish pond which … Read More…

Great Harvest of Urban Farming Films

October 13, 2009

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As our access to fresh and local foods becomes more important to us, many of us have begun to grow our own, either on our patios, terraces, and rooftops, or collectively in community gardens. In a window box, schoolyard, or … Read More…

Food Not Lawns Promoting Garden Exchange Model

September 9, 2009

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A grassroots group of Santa Barbara neighbors is encouraging others to grow and share their locally grown food, seeds, and ideas in an effort to promote the transformation of unused lawns and other urban land into sustainable organic micro farms.… Read More…

Farming Freedom and Hope After Katrina

August 30, 2009

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Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton

Four years after Hurricane Katrina, there are approximately 700,000 vacant lots in New Orleans. Enter groups like The New Orleans Farm and Food Network who help residents transform neighborhood abandoned or underused green space into urban … Read More…

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