So, you’d like to grow your own food indoors, but don’t have the space (or enough natural light) to pull that off? Good news—you can just use buckets. Space buckets, to be specific: futuristic-looking contraptions made of stacked 5-gallon buckets and either CFL bulbs or LED lights. There’s a website dedicated to open source plans on how you can create these babies, with handy step-by-step guides, pictures, and advice on how to build the right one for your space. They’re ideal for cultivating vegetables and culinary herbs in small spaces, so you can grow fresh cherry tomatoes, peppers, and basil (just to name a few ideas) in a super-small space, any time of year. Growing your own food is empowering and healthy, so join the space bucket movement today!

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