Canadian Urban Farmer Grows 50,000 Lbs Of Food On Less Than 1 Acre Of Land

Green City Acres grows vegetables on donated plots of land throughout Kelowna, B.C., and transports them to consumers using only bicycles and custom-built trailers.  In 2012, they grew over 50,000 lbs of food on less than 1 acre of land, using organic methods and only 80 litres of gasoline (used to run a rototiller).

After growing produce using SPIN farming techniques, Green City Acres brings produce to consumers and restaurants, where food scraps are taken in return to be added for future soil ammendments.

How To Farm On Land You Don’t Own

Since lawns take time and money to maintain, and nothing productive is received in return for them, many people are willing to give up their lawns in exchange for organic food.  In exchange for a basket of fresh produce every week, residents from central Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada have donated their land to Green City Acres to farm on.

SPIN Farm Your Way To Success

Perhaps the most intensive and effective farming technique ever developed is called SPIN Farming.  The acronym SPIN stands for Small Plot Intensive Farming, and with the book SPIN-Farming Basics, you will learn a simple, step-by-step approach.  SPIN farming is an easy-to-learn and inexpensive method of vegetable and fruit farming that makes it possible to earn $50,000 gross from farming on only a half-acre of land.

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