Urban aquaponics: Small Scale High Value Efficient Local Agriculture

Jim Frasche has refined a low energy, low water, high productivity solar greenhouse that produces enough food year round to feed a family of four while generating enough cash flow to pay for the entire system. He initially created the system for Kabul, Afghanistan as part of the post war reconstruction effort and opium substitution … Continue reading Urban aquaponics: Small Scale High Value Efficient Local Agriculture

Garage Apartment Conversion, Lancaster, California

This story was edited by Kirsten Dirksen of faircompanies.com One of the challenges faced by individual households and municipal governments alike in our current economic predicament is the need to become more efficient and to generate additional revenue without taking on new debt or obligations. The city of Lancaster, California recently changed its building and … Continue reading Garage Apartment Conversion, Lancaster, California