[permaculture] vertical foods op-ed

Ray Cirino cobanation at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 25 22:36:45 EDT 2009

There's tons more that can be adapted to a vertical tower. 
1 .Greywater wetland filter
2. I call them shelf mushroom window boxes that reach out three feet more.
Fire escape.
3. I think that tower can look more like nature to mimic what's beautiful and functional
4. Each person on each story would have their own garden patch.
5. you also should be looking from the top for the IRS coming
6. you start your seedlings where the sun is, up in the sky.
7. your turn.

Ray Cirino,




The Great Challenges we now face as a species present the very opportunities that are giving birth to Ecological, Psychological, and Spiritual Sustainability.

--- On Tue, 8/25/09, Food Forests <foodforests at mac.com> wrote:

From: Food Forests <foodforests at mac.com>
Subject: [permaculture] vertical foods op-ed
To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 1:00 PM

Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 7:12 PM
IF climate change and population growth progress at their
current pace, in roughly 50 years farming as we know it will
no longer exist. This means that the majority of people
could soon be without enough food or water. But there is a
solution that is surprisingly within reach: Move most
farming into cities, and grow crops in tall, specially
constructed buildings. It’s called vertical farming.

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