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Le Taz Hot

(22,271 posts)
Fri Aug 24, 2012, 05:10 AM Aug 2012

The Sustainability Movement and Urban Farming

I was just sent this video link to an urban garden in Pasadena, CA and found it fascinating! This family has set up an entire farm on only 1/10th of an acre that includes not only fruits and veggies but poultry and goats. It's my dream set up AND he's completely off the grid. He said it took 10 years to build but his electric bill is $12.00 a month and the fuel for his vehicles is free. I was going to post this in the Gardening forum but then I thought it needed a wider audience. I'm hoping the Hosts agree.

For those who think that they can't grow much in the city this family shows how it's done.

Enjoy:

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The Sustainability Movement and Urban Farming (Original Post) Le Taz Hot Aug 2012 OP
I subscribe to Urban Fram magazine. I garden silvershadow Aug 2012 #1
And thanks for the reference Le Taz Hot Aug 2012 #2
Du rec. Nt xchrom Aug 2012 #3
This is my dream PuraVidaDreamin Aug 2012 #4
 

silvershadow

(10,336 posts)
1. I subscribe to Urban Fram magazine. I garden
Fri Aug 24, 2012, 06:15 AM
Aug 2012

as much as I am able, and was inspired by this movement. If my health holds out I'd like to actually get certified as an Urban Farm. Thanks for the video!

Le Taz Hot

(22,271 posts)
2. And thanks for the reference
Fri Aug 24, 2012, 06:38 AM
Aug 2012

to Urban Farm magazine. I didn't know this existed and will look into subscribing. Thanks!

PuraVidaDreamin

(4,114 posts)
4. This is my dream
Fri Aug 24, 2012, 08:16 AM
Aug 2012

we have 2 acres, and have sold 6 shares this season. But as a full time nurse
it is hard. Never a moments rest. Putting up food, canning, drying, freezing
plus saving seeds now.

This gave me a new sub- title to my Occupy Your Food presentation at the Ag Fair,
The Path to Food Freedom! And I love how they have named climate change behavior
as, Global Climate Weirding.

Thanks for posting

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