growing your own food

Rooftop Fish Farms & Vegetable Gardens to Fight Global Hunger

Rooftop Fish Farms & Vegetable Gardens to Fight Global Hunger

Growing food in vertical gardens in multiple layers, in buildings and on rooftops is becoming popular today in many of the developed countries around the word. Countries such as Switzerland, Germany and China, particularly Hong Kong, have already made headlines around the globe by increasing their food production with urban farming and feeding their increasing urban population, using rooftop fisheries and vertical agriculture techniques. Rooftops across the world are being used to produce vegetables, fish, chicken and other farm products successfully. A rooftop fish farm can really boost local food production as well as local economies by producing fish and vegetable using an integrated aquaponic system.

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Aquaponics – the Answer to the Global food Crisis

Aquaponics – the Answer to the Global food Crisis

Food, one of the very basic necessities of life, is not always so readily available around the world. With the constant growth of the global population and scarcity of resources, it has become necessary to grow more food using processes that utilize all available resources to the fullest, in the most efficient way. Growing more food has also become necessary in both developing countries and developed countries around the world, due to increasing prices and living expenses. For addressing the growing demand for food, aquaponics can become one of the most efficient ways to produce food, and the answer to global food crisis.

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How to Plan Your First Backyard Vegetable Garden

How to Plan Your First Backyard Vegetable Garden

If you are thinking about planning a vegetable garden in your backyard, and you have never done it before, you are at the right place. This blog post is intended for first time gardeners, since we are covering a basic level of gardening, but anyone can enjoy! Growing vegetables in your own garden is a delight. You will taste the difference when you grow and harvest fruits and vegetables yourself. You can easily grow a wide variety of vegetables in your backyard garden without much effort, time, or money, using only a few simple hand tools. Having a backyard garden adds to the beauty of your landscape, and also gives you an opportunity to spend time outdoors. You could also have your family involved and make it a group farming project. Another thing that would enhance your backyard garden would be a backyard pond.

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Small Farming Benefits – Easily Grow Food & Feed Your Family

Small Farming Benefits – Easily Grow Food & Feed Your Family


Food shopping is becoming increasingly expensive. It seems like the rising oil prices are not only making us pay more at the gas stations, but also at grocery stores. Buying organic food from the grocery store can run up your grocery bills and may also become a time consuming process if you have to take time off and go shopping for food. The less expensive and sustainable alternative could be starting your own small scale, home based farm that could supply you with enough food to support your family, or at least, take a big load off of your grocery bills.

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