Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn GrowTest – Popular Posts: Shady Grove Farm Fights for Right to Farm Shady Grove Farm, owned and operated by the Buchler family in Gwinn, MI, is in a legal battle with the Forsyth Township over zoning regulations… Urban Farm Tour with Will Allen A tour of Growing Power Urban Farm with Will Allen. … Continue reading

The Case for Permaculture

The Case for Permaculture

This video is Midwest Permaculture’s Intro to Permaculture Internet Webinar, The Case for Permaculture. Originally available free online in eighteen segments, it is now available here as one single video. GrowTest – Popular Posts: How Permaculture Can Save Humanity Toby Hemenway explains how permaculture can save humanity and the Earth. Hemenway is a frequent teacher, consultant and lecturer on permaculture … Continue reading

How Permaculture Can Save Humanity

How Permaculture Can Save Humanity

Toby Hemenway explains how permaculture can save humanity and the Earth. Hemenway is a frequent teacher, consultant and lecturer on permaculture and ecological design throughout the U.S. and other countries. GrowTest – Popular Posts: An Introduction to Permaculture Permaculture affects every part of your life, from how you design your room, to how you design your life. It encompasses how … Continue reading

6 Ways Mushrooms can Save the World

6 Ways Mushrooms can Save the World

Mycologist Paul Stamets studies the mycelium — and lists 6 ways that this astonishing fungus can help save the world. GrowTest – Popular Posts: Can Mushrooms Save the World? Mushrooms and the Environment Listen to  John B. Wells joined by Paul Stamets in this video. He has been a dedicated mycologist for over thirty years…. How Permaculture Can Save Humanity Toby … Continue reading

Starting Mycelium at Home

Starting Mycelium at Home

Brief instructions on how to start mycelium for the mushrooms you want to grow at home inexpensively and easily. GrowTest – Popular Posts: Growing Mushrooms A visit with the Oregon mycological society to see how they grow different types of delicious mushrooms for the home garden. … Continue reading →… Growing microgreens at home Benjamin Carroll shows us how to … Continue reading

How to Make Compost

Compost – a mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves and manure, used to improve soil structure and provide nutrients. GrowTest – Popular Posts: How to Build a Compost Tumbler out of Re-purposed Materials How to build a home-made compost tumbler from a 55 gallon drum and recycled and reused materials. … Continue reading →… How to make compost bins using … Continue reading

How to Build a Compost Tumbler out of Re-purposed Materials

How to build a home-made compost tumbler from a 55 gallon drum and recycled and reused materials. GrowTest – Popular Posts: How to Make Compost Compost – a mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves and manure, used to improve soil structure and provide nutrients. … Continue reading →… How to build a Keyhole Garden A Keyhole Garden has a composting … Continue reading

Growing Vegetables on a Grocery Store

Growing Vegetables on a Grocery Store

In 1995, Eli Zabar, renegade scion of the famous West Side Zabar family, whose markets have been serving New Yorkers for 75 years, began building greenhouses atop his two- and three-story brick buildings on the Upper East Side.  These greenhouses, covering nearly a half-acre in area, are producing greens, tomatoes, berries, and even figs that are sold in his market … Continue reading