design-inspired urban farming

New California law aims to cultivate urban agriculture

A new law promoting community gardens and small farms lets municipalities lower property taxes on plots of 3 acres or less if owners dedicate them to growing food for at … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sow Swell at Artisanal LA & Our New Site!

Sow Swell is designing and curating the Urban Farm Pop-up at Artisanal LA on October 12-13, 2013.  We will be creating a HUGE garden space for the event and hosting … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

GMO OMG — See the film this weekend!

GMO OMG plays this weekend, September 28 and 29 at the Laemmle Monica 4, Santa Monica. One of the GMO OMG producers will participate in Q&A’s after the Saturday and Sunday 11 AM … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heirloom Seed Expo 2013 — Where the Most Beautiful & Delicious Crops Come to Strut Their Stuff

We just came back from a wonderful visit to the Heirloom Seed Expo in Santa Rosa, CA.  The Expo was held on September 10, 11, and 12 at the Sonoma … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

How to create a dog-friendly garden | MNN – Mother Nature Network

How to create a dog-friendly garden | MNN – Mother Nature Network.

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ground Operations: From Battlefields to Farm Fields

Ground Operations is a documentary by filmmakers Dulanie Ellis and Raymond Singer.  Their documentary follows the stories and lives of an ensemble of veterans — some of whom have just … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fairy Eggs?

I’ve been keeping chickens now for about 6 years and never once in that whole time have I ever encountered a fairy egg.  A fairy egg is when the hen’s … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 1 Comment