Growing food in tough economic times

A friend of mine sent this to a local (San Francisco Bay area) mailing list recently, and has given permission for it to be reposted here. Her suggestions on prioritizing what to grow given limited space especially caught my eye (and I am now mumbling about growing strawberries in hanging pots, to elfin’s bafflement […]

Growing your own potatoes, even in the city

Two interesting posts on growing potatoes in pots, ideal for urban gardening:

Growing potatoes for Manresa, a simply stunning restaurant: Planting Potatoes in Pots Urban homesteading: Patio potato farming

I think we’re going to give it a shot. Ambar says my ancestors want me to grow potatoes and who’s going to argue with the […]