Monthly Archives: September 2011

Why parsley (or wheat!), and how to sprout it

UFO is exhibiting its waste processing equipment at Nuit Blanche in Toronto (October 1st), along side a cricket chef. Yes crickets! They’re a sustainable way to produce proteins, locally (my apologies if you have a beloved cricket pet, and I … Continue reading

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teaser about mini composting equipment in development

I am using a $12 crock pot to pre-compost food scraps, then feed it to worms. In 24 hours a mix of food scraps and earthworm casts placed in the crock pot turned to black material, indicating it’s breaking down. … Continue reading

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New Texas legislation to promote urban farms

I learned about this via Linkedin’s Urban Agriculture group. Now if Toronto, then Beirut, then other cities passed the same bill! “New Texas Legislation- Urban Farm Microenterprise Support Program: House Bill 2994 amends the Agriculture Code to require the board … Continue reading

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