Room to grow


I am quite interested in the idea of rooftop and vertical gardens.  For me they epitomise invention and forward thinking while at the same time offer scope for the possibilities of the future of food and the opportunity to make value out of waste.  Continue reading

Urban food: Lines of opportunity into patterns of possiblity


rain gutter garden
At the moment the Sheffield Food Festival is happening.  Over the course of the weekend, in the town centre, there are stalls of folk selling the foods they grow, make, deliver, and cook.  Given the weather has been wonderful, it makes for a very nice day out.  This being England, along with purchasing your food items to take home, you can also buy a nice bit of something to eat, a drink to get a bit happy with, and find out more about urban gardening (the last of which is what this post is really about).  Continue reading