Garden of Eden Urban Farming
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Training
  • We provide hands-on and classroom experience in soil-free gardening.
  • We expose growers and students to a wide range of crops, equipment and media.
  • We explore how to make crop choices based on market research.
  • We train technicians, managers and entrepreneurs in soil-free gardening.
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Vegetable Production
  • We encourage and support multiple methods of hydroponic cultivation.
  • We operate urban, vertical farms independently or under contract with sponsoring businesses and non-governmental organizations.
Systems, Equipment, Supplies and Consultation
  • We supply affiliated growers with the technical equipment, supplies and consultation needed for success.
  • Coming in 2019: Our container system can produce living microgreens and leafy green vegetables locally in a small space at low cost. Watch for info on this site soon.
Advocacy and Project Development
  • We develop gardening projects and firms in cooperation with non-profits and local companies.
  • We build awareness and acceptance of healthy diets and local production.
  • We develop new economic engines in disadvantaged communities.
  • We are motivated by social issues stemming from the urban food desert, consisting of communities that are poorly served by the usual food distribution and marketing system with its vicious circle of poor nutrition and economic decline.
  • We provide guidance regarding capital formation, equipment, logistics, training, production, distribution and management skills. Each local organization provides space, personnel and local networking.
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Team Updates

Michael E. Twiggs 21-Mar-2019
Microgreens: Health Benefits and Nutrition Facts
Turns out microgreens are not just a plain good-for-you food or a healthy garnish on salads and soups. www.healwithfood.org
Michael E. Twiggs 21-Mar-2019
Here's an interesting take on hydroponics vs. "organic" gardening. Seems there's really not much meaningful difference in taste, nutrition, etc. www.protectedcroppingaustralia.com
Michael E. Twiggs 29-Jan-2019
Simply spectacular! Garden of Eden Urban Farming grows fresh, collard greens locally,
indoors, all year round.
Rees Clark 09-Dec-2018
WebMD on microgreens www.webmd.com
Rees Clark 09-Dec-2018
New York Times article on cruciferous vegetables. www.nytimes.com

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