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From: Dee D.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 2:15 PM

January 20, 2010 | New York

Plant the Seed
Windowfarms Urban Gardens


Farm to table? Please. Too far.

We���ve moved on to sourcing food directly from our apartment windows.

No joke. Thanks to Windowfarms ��� a new movement toward hydroponic, vertical farming in urban areas ��� we���re growing okra, cherry tomatoes, and lettuce from recycled water bottles in our windowsills.

In today���s video, artists/geniuses/Brooklynites Britta Riley and Maya Nayak explain their process, why it���s important, and why it���s, well, just plain awesome (it will impress your friends).

Just a heads up: Putting together the kits can get complicated and will require a few errands to get the parts ��� but it���s well worth having a garden at arm���s length.

We���ll bet the farm on that.

For more information and step-by-step instructions, go to To see a few of the things you���ll need to get started, check out our photo gallery.

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