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Backyard Garden Could Turn you Into An Eco-Farmer

There’s a new wave of farming out there called SPIN–small plot intensive farming–and according to major newspapers it is growing in cities across North America. New urbanism has generated a lot of attention around the notions of “buying local” and working locally in order to cut harmful emissions caused by transportation vehicles.  Was it then

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Urban Farming No Longer a Fad

I’ve been reading a lot lately about urban farming and the dream of consuming locally grown food.  Of course I like the idea but struggled with the notion that this was more a fad than a way of life. My question has always been around the issue of sufficiency.  There doesn’t seem to be enough

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