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Have a Lawn and Eat it Too – The Edible Backyard Barrel Garden

Growing Everything in containers in Florida

By John of GrowingYourGreens
Feb. 2012

John goes on a field trip to a viewers house to share with you a backyard edible container garden over the ornamental lawn. In this video you will learn how easy it is to grow an edible gardening using plastic barrels that are cut lengthwise to form miniature raised beds that feeds this family in South Florida.

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May 24, 2012   Comments Off on Have a Lawn and Eat it Too – The Edible Backyard Barrel Garden

New York City Farmer and Feast – Harvesting Local Bounty

Profiled are the farmers and produces who feed New York’s farmers markets and service top restaurants with locally grown food.

By Emily Brooks
Globe Pequot Press
June 5, 2012

Think there are no farms in or around Manhattan? Think again! Urban agriculture and farms are exploding throughout the New York City metropolitan area—from farms to green food-growing rooftops to hydroponics. New York City Farmer & Feast introduces New Yorkers to the surprising bounty of the area and serves as a memento of food experiences for visitors. Profiled are the farmers and produces who feed New York’s farmers markets and service top restaurants with locally grown food. Above all, New York City Farmer & Feast is a guide, a cookbook, a reference, and a friendly introduction for anyone who wants to put a face to their local food—and understand where and how its produced.

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