Urban Farm


Over 6,000 pounds of food per year, on 1/10 acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The Dervaes family grows over 400 species of plants, 4,300 pounds of vegetable food,



Seed Starting

You’ll love the benefits of growing your own transplants. You can grow unique heirloom selections as well as the best varieties for your garden’s conditions — which will boost your yields and reduce losses to pests, disease and severe weather.

Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/seed-starting-zm0z12fmzsto.aspx#ixzz2NFO4gDsh


Each Important Function Is Supported By Many Elements – An Original Permaculture Design Principle

Maddy Harland |
Wednesday, 27th February 2013

Maddy Harland explains an early permaculture principle: why important functions like food, heat and water need to be supported by more than one element for greater resilience