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  1. Reminder to create a signature

    Complete the signature block in your profile area The first and most important step before using the forums is to complete the signature block with your name, city, state and country. You can also include your growing zone, if you know it, and your business name if you have one....

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  2. Can There Be Too Many SPIN Farmers?

    Courtesy of Roxanne C., Philadelphia PA   With more SPIN farmers cropping up, we're being asked, what is the optimal number  that can be supported by the market? Given the growing demand for fresh, local food, saturation should not yet be  a concern in most urban and suburban markets, which...

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  3. Invasive Horse Radish Earns Its Keep

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK For permie-minded farmers who are looking to put some of their growing space into permanent single crop production, horse radish is a good bet. I harvested about 5 lbs. from just 25 square feet. I could have gotten more but...

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  4. Vertical Farming, SPIN-Style

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK Farming is inspiring a lot of creative thinking. Planners and academics are envisioning skyscraper farms costing millions of dollars. It remains to be seen whether any of these indoor systems will ever be built, or be sustainable. In the meantime, here's...

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