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Farm Fresh // East Sac Farms – Growing Community

I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect as I drove down 56th Street. What does an urban farm stand look like anyway? Since Sacramento City Council passed the Urban Agriculture Ordinance earlier this year, I had been anxious to see farm stands popping up around town. But, this visit to East Sac Farms would be my first sighting. Continue reading “Farm Fresh // East Sac Farms – Growing Community”

Down With The Dirt // Indoor Composting – Using Worms to Create the Richest Soil

A thousand worms feasting on garbage in your home…sounds like a nightmare, doesn’t it? Nothing like a bunch of slithering creatures chewing on your old food scraps just a few feet away from where you eat your meal.  Well, Urban Treehousers, this just so happens to be the basic formula of an eco-friendly compost bin! Continue reading “Down With The Dirt // Indoor Composting – Using Worms to Create the Richest Soil”

Down With The Dirt // Hannah Maximova and the Monterey Road Eco-Community Gardens

Step outside your home and you’ll likely hear tires screeching, horns honking, and engines revving—the familiar sounds of traffic and life in a big city. They’re the noises that define the greater area of Los Angeles, where roads, buildings, and concrete extend as far as the eye can see.

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