Urban Farm - May/June 2011 - Volume 3 - Number 3
14 Money Talks
Sustainable communities have strong
local economies. Check out seven local
businesses you need to patronize
by Erik Knutzen
20 Hanging Out
for the Earth
Can line drying your laundry save the
world? Project Laundry List is setting
out to try.
by Frank Hyman
34 You Are What They Eat
Fiber, protein, vitamins: Urban livestock
need these in their diets as much
as you do. Here's how to provide a
by Cherie Langlois
48 Cucurbit Your
Grow crunchy cukes in your condo-side
container garden (and everywhere else).
by Jessica Walliser
52 Lasagna Giardino
You're not growing lasagna, you're
making a lasagna garden. It's easy, and
you'll see results.
by R.J. Ruppenthal
56 Bring on the Bugs
Cute, ugly and in-between, these eight
bugs are not only beneficial but downright
necessary for your garden's
by Jessica Walliser
64 Where Urban Meets
Farm: High-rise Harvest
These folks are growing on top of the
world-or at least the roof-and you
can, too, with some proper planning.
by Scott Kellogg and Stacy Pettigrew
76 DIY Dehydrator
Skip the canning mess and learn to
dehydrate fruits and vegetables with
this home-built contraption.
by Libby Reinish
From strictly regulated Fair Trade titles
to somewhat-misleading "natural"
labels, purchasing sustainably labeled
foods has never been more confusing.
Find some food for thought here.
by Maureen Blaney-Flietner
For the bad bugs in your life, mix up
a little potion that will send them
packing (but won't harm you).
by Linda Tagliaferro
92 Oh, Give Me a Home
Forget the golf-course community-
make my suburban homestead in an
by Sharon Biggs Waller
98 Urban Farm Road Trip:
In the city that never sleeps, there's
an awful lot of sustainable living to be
by Cheryl Morrison
24 Curbside Tools
Green Laundry Tools
30 Backyard Coop
42 Green Thumb
70 Urban Feast
5 At Farm & Main
6 Mail Slot
8 UF Newsfeed
104 Urban Storefront
106 UF Connects
111 Classified Advertising
112 One Thing
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