Opening soon: MyUrbanFarm.com – A beginners guide by a beginner
by Anne Robert
After the rise of wide spread Eco consciousness, it seems the next wave to hit us is ‘Urban farming’ i.e: food-producing activities at home, be it edible gardens, livestock or aquaculture.The aims include: increasing self reliance, combating the ever increasing number of food miles we use to feed ourselves and … renew our sense of connexion to the earth.
This is a big leap for the true urbanites… When I set out to explore what was out there , I was reading about skyscraper green acres and new sci fi techniques. It struck me that many ideas are just too ambitious for the mass of us socialising /clubbing /office working urbanites who feel for instance that radically giving up all design ambitions a bit too steep a challenge!