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Archive for January 2017

Community Supported Agriculture

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Why Should I Get Involved With Community Supported Agriculture? If you are interested in eating fresh, healthy, local food but don’t have the space to grow your own – or perhaps the know-how, then becoming a member of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm may be just up your street! CSA farms are worldwide, generally small…

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Growing Your Own Vertical Garden

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What is a Vertical Garden? A vertical garden is very similar to a vertical farm, which is the practice of producing food in vertically stacked layers, such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container. The modern ideas of vertical farming use indoor farming techniques and controlled-environment agriculture, or CEA technology, where all environmental factors…

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What is Vertical Farming?

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What is Vertical Farming? The term vertical farming was coined by Gilbert Ellis Bailey in 1915 in his book of the same name. He wrote about farming with a special interest in soil origin, its nutrient content, and the view of plant life as vertical life forms, specifically relating to their underground root structures. His use of the…

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How Green Space Benefits our Wellbeing

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Why do we need Green Space? No matter how one defines a green space, it is clear, given the present state of modern humanity – obese, bored, and depressed – that green space is vitally needed. Here, we explore a multitude of different types of green space which are beneficial our wellbeing. The final section will…

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