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Urban Farming -Low Water Edibles

Aired 8/31/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.

Urban Farming - Low water edibles and growing your own at home without a yard!

Fresh Vegetables
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Above: Fresh Vegetables

Part three of our series on urban farming continues with a look at low water edibles and growing your own at home. We'll discuss growing food, even if you don't have your own backyard with gardening expert Nan Sterman. Determined growers in San Diego are using outdoor pots and window ledges to grow tomatoes and herbs.

GUESTS

Nan Sterman, Gardening expert, Plant Soup, Inc.

Urban Farming Series

Monday-The Grow It Yourself movement (GIY).

Tuesday- We look at problems with urban farming, and how that might affect local refugee and immigrant communities.

Wednesday- Low water edibles and growing your own at home without a yard

Thursday-Local restaurants embracing community farming and bringing it to the table.

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