US News on Tower Gardening w/ Greg

US News on Tower Gardening w/ Greg We’re featured on US News & World Report! This article “8 Ways to Start an Urban Garden” provides great tips for beginner gardeners and city dwellers who may not know where to begin. Urban Farming is gaining more and more exposure and we couldn’t be happier! We’re featured here on…

Innovative Fog Fences

Innovative Fog Fences In Africa and South America, people are implementing a new, simple technology to capture water from fog—and it’s surprisingly effective. People in dry places may have already been collecting water from fog 2,000 years ago by capturing it when it drips from tree leaves, but today an innovative “fog fence” has been…

Chicago’s Botanic Rooftop Garden

Chicago’s Botanic Rooftop Garden The Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center in Chicago has a rooftop garden a combining food, beauty, education, research, and conservation in what they call a “living laboratory.” There are two areas to the garden: one with local plants and the other with plants known for growing…

What is Biogas?

What is Biogas? Did you know that feces can be made into a gas that provides electricity? Yes, you read that correctly. Biogas is what’s created when you take manure or other organic matter (even wastewater solids will work) and put it in an anaerobic digester. It can even be created by capturing methane produced…

The Plant: Revolutionizing Food Production

The Plant: Revolutionizing Food Production “The Plant” in Chicago is a vertical farm intent on revolutionizing food production and sustainable economic development by utilizing a closed-loop aquaponic growing system and housing sustainable food businesses. Their ingenious method creates a variety of products while enuring that nothing goes to waste. They have designed the facility so…