This "Mad Genius" Organic Farmer's Ideas Are Working. He's Grossing $100K An Acre...
SUSTAINABILITY ON STEROIDS. A controversial farmer in California is proving that a veritable bumper crop can be had using new farming methods that don’t require GMO pesticides, herbicides, or even weeding, and require 10 times less water than the average farm. The best part–he earned $100K per acre last season without even harvesting all of his land.
A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms
A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms... A unique conveyor belt design allows the three-story greenhouse to be efficient and sustainable, providing jobs and fresh produce to the Jackson community.
Salt-grown potatoes could revolutionize crop production
Salt-grown potatoes could revolutionize crop production. Common knowledge dictates that most food plants can’t grow in areas fed by salty sea water. But a group of researchers in the Netherlands has found that perhaps that isn’t necessarily the case. Those researchers discovered that the humble potato can not only survive, but thrive in salty soil, and it could spell a food revolution.
Underground and on rooftops, farms take root in big cities
Underground and on rooftops, farms take root in big cities - Innovative projects are trying to help feed the world's booming cities by farming in urban spaces, including high above, and far beneath, busy streets.
How to garden in your apartment - Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles -- researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at once and quickly arriving at the optimal system. Call it distributed DIY. And the results? Delicious.
Pinner Wrote: Put a sticker on your apples while they are still green on the tree. As they ripen, the part under the sticker stays green and you have a custom stenciled apple. Im guessing this would work with veggies from the garden too.
Schoolyard Farms (short): Building farms on schoolyards to nourish kids
Schoolyard Farms (short): Building farms on schoolyards to nourish kids - Learn about Schoolyard Farms, a new organization that builds farms on underused schoolyards to teach kids how to grow food, where it comes from and circles the food back to the cafeteria