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Window Sill Greenhouse: Six Week Update

Window sill greenhouse with mature potatoes and peasAt the end of March, we wrote about re-purposing an old storage bin and using it for a windowsill greenhouse inside our home. As we begin planting outside, it is amazing to see how our plants fared in the window over the last six weeks.

We ended up with seven strong and healthy potato plants out …

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How Far Does Your Food Travel to Reach You?

Fruits and vegetables lose nutrition when they are shippedWhen we consider ways of contributing to the health of planet Earth, we usually consider things like recycling, reducing the amount we drive, eating more organic foods, or using less plastic. While all of these ideas are certainly worthy of our effort, few people consider the massive footprint of ea…

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Happy Earth Day! Take the Food House Project Challenge

Grow your own food to celebrate Earth Day!

We're thrilled to officially launch FoodHouseProject.com on Earth Day! It seems fitting given what our site is all about: empowering everyone to start growing at least some of their own food to help reduce the burden on planet Earth. This is why my husband, Curtis, and I launched FoodHouseProje…

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Urban Cultivator Makes Microgreen Growing Easy

The 130 year-old house Michelle and I bought does not have a proper kitchen. Previously transformed into an office and subsequently neglected by the former owner, the house has a small kitchenette with about a foot of counter space in what we are now using as a new laundry room (the house didn’t hav…

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Spring Equinox: Plant a Seed and Celebrate Life

Happy Spring Equinox.  Not only is today the first day of Spring, it is also "Plant a Seed Day."

In our part of the world, it is too early to break ground and start the food gardens outside but that won't stop us from planting inside: we have pots on the go, sprouts are sprouting and microgreens

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