Growing heirloom vegetables on city rooftops

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Growing heirloom vegetables on city rooftops
« on: March 11, 2008, 06:31:19 PM »
A few of us who live in the city of Chicago are trying to grow heirloom vegetables on our rooftops in cheap homemade earthboxes.  It sounds more than a little preposterous to suggest that what we're doing is a real solution to the huge environmental problems we're facing, but it might be a tiny piece.  We think they're a great way to build connections in a fragmented social/political landscape.

Not selling anything, I'm giving "it" away.

Here's the Flickr link, along side the pics is a little how-to guide with plenty of links.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/7458996@N06/sets/72157603652656573/

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Re: Growing heirloom vegetables on city rooftops
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2008, 11:08:20 PM »
Great stuff - No matter what the surveys may say about global warming and whatnot, the little things that people do are laying the foundations for real change!
The substation adjacent to my house which I have invaded! Read more about it on my blog:

http://theguerrillagardener.blogspot.com/