Byron Driveway Farm

We have an unused driveway in front of our office that only gets used occasionally to load and unload materials.  It is pretty useless.  After recent water main work under our street the City even repoured the driveway that they tore up to install a new sidewalk ramp. As part of our reclamation of the…

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moss on WBEZ, 91.5FM

In case you missed our interview on this morning’s 848 with Allison Cuddy, here is the audio More press on us here: WBEZ blog (with video), Gapers Block, Timeout Chicago

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Tuber time

In addition to the native perennials planted in the front yard of moss headquarters we have undertaken growing a potato patch. These plant-like stalks were started from the extracted eyes of organic fingerling potatoes. To start, the eyes were covered in about an inch of soil and them covered with more soil whenever their tendrils…

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Replace that lawn with a native plant urban farm

Our native, mostly perennial, urban permaculture farm is entering its second growing season!  The farm started as a patch of dirt in the sideyard of are office and was transformed into an edible landscape.  The ‘bed’ was raised with strawbales from a farm in Warrenville, Illinois and filled with a soil mix from Buy-the-Yard in…

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