22 Jun '12, 9pm

Urban Farm Handbook & A Rhubarb Custard Pie Recipe

I developed a miniature, indoor farm operation first tested in 1986, operated 24/7/365, based initially on my U.S. Patent No. 5,121,708. With the aid of sunlight tubes, grow-beds, & micro-drip irrigation, I have used indoor space to produce quail, quail eggs, algae (to feed fish), tilapia fish, vegetables, and Grain Amaranth (for flour and to feed quail). My charity, NPI, provides these farm models (w/ a 3.5 ft. x 15 ft. total footprint) for school classrooms to teach math, science, resource conservation, environmental protection, biosecurity, biodiversity, poultry production, algalculture, aquaculture, and aquaponics, as well as drip irrigation. By adding bioactivated biochar to my grow-beds, I more than double typical crop yields. In brief, I could add an addition to said "Urban Farm Handbook" ...and add sections on outdoor/ indoor garden/ food production combinations .....

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/urban-farm-handbook-a-rh...

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