We’ve seen Farm Fountains, and the idea of fish-waste-into-fertilizer has inspired many a green design. But Growing Cities is on a mission to grow crops in every corner and nook of available urban space — the nutritious, legal kind of crops. Their designs range from window-sill-sized units to housing-project-wide farms, including hydroponics, rooftop greenhouses, and lettuce growing inside your desk. Now if someone could just figure out how to keep a goat in a living room. . .
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"Growing Cities" Transform Your Furnishings Into Farms
by Moe Beitiks, 11/16/10
If you're like most folks on the planet, you live in a city. This makes growing your own food kinda hard -- we don't all have access to urban lot farms or chicken coops. We've seen some inventive solutions to this predicament, but Growing Cities really pushes the envelope. A farm on your windowsill? Well, sure, that makes sense. But a desk farm? A bench farm? Minifarms growing under streetlights? Read on to discover more designs for places you never thought about growing food . . .
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