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Seattle-based Beacon Hill Food Forest is one example of a food forest. This is a gardening technique which mimics a woodland ecosystem by incorporating edible trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials. The upper level is made up of fruit and nut trees, and the lower levels include berries, edible perennials and annuals. Learn more.
The Vertical Farm demonstrates the possibilities of growing up rather than out in dense urban areas. It is a project of Growing Power, a Milwaukee-based land trust. The project expands Growing Power’s green house and aquaponics that have been historically spread over several acres. It will feature five stories (!) of south facing greenhouse, to allow year-round production of veggies and herbs. See more.