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How-To Grow Food in a Small, Urban Space

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Uploaded on Aug 5, 2009

You want to grow your own food, but you live in a cramped apartment. What to do? With some help from her friends, Umbra green thumbs it and shows you how to create your very own window farm! Indie rockers Rogue Wave drop by to offer green gardening tips too.

Grow more enlightened with these Grist links:

Portrait of an artist as a climate activist (featuring window farmers Rebecca and Britta) [http://www.grist.org/article/2009-08-...]

Ask Umbra on composting in a small space [http://www.grist.org/article/bin-ther...]

Ask Umbra's video advice on eating local in winter [http://www.grist.org/article/Eat-Loca...]

Check out these links on window farming and other urban gardening ideas

Rebecca and Brittas Window Farms [http://windowfarms.org/]

How to create a window farm

[http://our.windowfarms.org/2009/07/29...]

See a truck farm in action [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdP3g2...]

Info on rooftop farms [http://rooftopfarms.org/]

How to create a roof garden [http://vegetablegardens.suite101.com/...]

Special thanks to Rogue Wave [http://www.roguewavemusic.com/]

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