Groupon just sent me a Beekeeping Class deal!
I work on the weekends so I can rarely take advantage of these deals but one of you guys should. They are Bay Area classes…check it out.
Little City Gardens, San Francisco
Carrots in a bucket
A while back I blogged a video I found on Youtube of this guy in the Sacramento area planting his carrots in 5 gallon buckets. After a fairly successful year with my mutli-color carrots I obviously wanted to grow them again but I wanted to grow more with very little space to do it in. The buckets seemed like the answer to my problems. Today I transferred the first batch of carrot seedlings from...
The Essential Urban Farmer
While I was out doing errands for work today I happened upon a radio talk show that made me love public radio even more. It was an interview with the authors of this book “The Essential Urban Farmer”. The authors are Bay Area urban farming rockstars. And I am excited to read it! Buy it Here
Forest Service Cabin....for sale and I want it!
Forest Service Cabins, apparently numbering around 15,000 total in the country, are cabins built on National Forest land. The owners of these cabins are merely “permitted” to have their cabins there. This particular cabin was built in 1939 so…it’s been there a while. Owners only own the cabin, the building itself. They do not own the land around it or even under it oddly...
I have been sketching container homes and cabins in my sketch books for at least two years now and as the desire to have a weekend “cabin” and a studio and storage grows stronger I can’t help but daydream. http://designcrave.com/2009-06-22/10-brilliant-boxy-and-sustainable-shipping-container-homes/ And I love the “guest house” in this blog because it also has a...
A little Urban Gardening/Farming Inspiration →
Radical Sabbaticals aka Internships at The Beekman
If you haven’t heard of the show “The Beekman Boys”, a chronicle of two fabulous men, their weekend trip that resulted in purchasing a 1800’s mansion in the town of Sharon Springs, NY and their work to turn it back in to a working farm and productive business…you should definitely check it out. For those who have heard and are fans, did you know you could apply for a...