02 Dec '11, 12pm

Ever Seen a Walking Onion? How Unusual Plants Promote Greener ...: Growing your own food is good. But why limit

Ever Seen a Walking Onion? How Unusual Plants Promote Greener ...: Growing your own food is good. But why limit

Jonathan P Goldberg /Video screen capture From growing nameko mushrooms on logs to exploring beautiful edible landscaping plants , creating a more sustainable food system is not just about growing our own food. It's about diversifying the types of food we eat and grow too. Edible Landscapes in Finsbury Park, London, is a community project that aims to introduce new gardeners to growing food, and introduce old hands to growing new types of food. Incorporating public demonstration beds, a fruit tree grafting project, and a greenhouse space, the project holds regular work days and hosts numerous youth groups and other community organizations. Jo Homan of Edible Landscapes/Transition Finsbury Park has a guest post over at Transition Culture on how Edible Landscapes is challenging the mindsets of even the most experienced gardener : It’s a brisk Autumnal Monday morning. I’m at ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/ever-seen-walking-on...

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