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‘Slideshow’ Visit to an Urban Agriculture Organic Farm Supply Store

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Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply – Portland Oregon

By ‘Cooking Up a Story’

Cooking Up a Story recently spent the day filming at Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply for an upcoming DVD series, and had the good fortune to get to know the co-founder of the company, Naomi Montacre, an expert on raising egg laying chickens in urban environments.

Video link here.

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July 19, 2010   Comments Off on ‘Slideshow’ Visit to an Urban Agriculture Organic Farm Supply Store

The Huntington Urban Farm designed by New Zealand architect Tim Stephens

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Huntington Urban Farm, rendering courtesy Tim Stephens

Huntington Urban Farm

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July 18, 2010
Design: Tim Stephens
Project: Huntington Urban Farm
Location: Huntington, NY, USA

Excerpt:

This specific case study locates the Urban Farm on existing car-park covered land in the centre of Huntington Township, in close proximity to the town’s public library, church and nursery. The Urban Farm’s primary objective is to promote and support the act of growing one’s own produce in a controlled, and convenient manner. The issue of growing sustainable food crops is only going to become more prevalent and what better way to promote the practice, than to provide farmable plots in the centre of townships, accessible to the entire community.

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July 19, 2010   1 Comment