New Business Proposal:
Create an Urban, Sustainable, Organic MicroFarm/Restaurant.
Urban Micro-Farm/Vertical Garden/Restaurant OASIS.
What’s the word on the Street?
“A blooming trend: Gardens are
sprouting up at restaurants
across the country.”
“Climate Change and
Ecological Farming Is the
Answer, Not Genetic
“Aquaponics Explained: Feeding Your
“A growing hobby: Community gardens come to life in spring”
“The Rise of Urban Farming
Grow fruits and vegetables in city
towers? Advocates give a green thumbs
“Organic food sales have increased by 20% annually since 1990.
Consumers trust organic food and are concerned about health risks
and environmental impacts of conventional food production
“Fresh and Local: The Farm Movement.”
Turn-Table in Helsinki, Sweden is the only place I have found
that is doing something semi-similar to what I'm talking about…
Things to address:
-Training on urban gardening/restaurant operations
-Hydroponic and/or Aquaponics System
-All Restaurant elements
-Type of idea (Building/Resources/Supplies) will play big
role in how much of a loan we would need ie: Natural vs
-Alternative/clean energy implementation
-Network with local farmers
-Getting idea out to Farmers Market
-Steph, Mom, Dad or other people to involve
-Land/Abandoned lots for OASIS
“Urban Farming is a vibrant movement that’s rapidly
growing in cities across the country.”
New Farmer Training
Open Source Ecology
Urban Garden Magazine
National Restaurant Association
Association (UK) Future Growing
Cultivate Kansas City
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