Category Archives: Recycle/repurpose

DIY seed sprout fodder for your urban livestock- reduce pelleted food.

Sarah Cuthill Here is a great way to reduce your feed expenses and the amount of support you give to feed processors. Your chickens, rabbits or goats will enjoy eating high protein seed sprouts much more than that pelleted food … Continue reading

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Here is a demonstration of a large vermicomposting set up.

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Here is a compact self watering garden system- perfect for balcony growers and upcyclers!

Larry Hall Here is a small scale self watering garden system that is perfect for people who are trying to do some gardening in very limited space. What really makes it nice is that it is constructed of materials that … Continue reading

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DIYFS Podcast #4: Fighting the good fight for urban gardens.

In this weeks pod, we take a look at the ongoing struggle to raise food in our communities and in other small scale environments. The podcast begins by taking a look at specific situations that have occurred across the country as … Continue reading

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Here is another great view of the regenerative growth in post industrial Detroit.

emanuele bompan I really love posting these videos of how the people of Detroit are demonstrating human resilience and are returning to their roots since corporate America abandoned them. It is absolutely inspiring. You don’t have to take the life … Continue reading

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You say you don’t have space for a garden? Here’s a fire escape garden in NYC.

Mike Lieberman There is always space. Remember, as urban growers we aren’t likely to be able to replace all of our caloric intake in our garden anyway. So look around, be creative and I bet you can accept our earlier … Continue reading

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Urban Farming in Detroit- more positives coming out of a dying city.

Urban Farming The first 1:20 is music over scenes of a broken city, after that they get into the actual article about the amazing things that Detroit is doing to resurrect itself. When I see these videos of how people … Continue reading

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“Mainframe” on urban gardens in Detroit.

Here are two videos done by Mainframe up in Detroit. The first is at the local community garden and the second is what Mainframe is doing in his own backyard. Take note of the simplicity of design, the good use … Continue reading

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TEDx Joakim Hauge -Greening the Desert

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Peter bane Permaculture in the world. A look at some permaculture designs.

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Building a backyard aquaponic system (ibc build, 3 parts)

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John Kohler from “growing your greens” showing how to build a fully recycled raise bed garden.

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Paul Wheatons Keynote Speech from the S California Permaculture Convergence. Super informative.

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A vertical garden bed made from an old pallet.

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Forums and Community

So I was considering adding a forum here at DIY Food Supply, then I remembered that I don’t have time to manage one, and I tend to lurk on forums quite a bit more than I participate. So even though … Continue reading

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