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Garage agriculture: the art of growing food in small spaces

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By illuminem briefings

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🗞️ Driving the news: The concept of garage-based agriculture is gaining popularity as an innovative solution for sustainable living, providing an opportunity for homeowners to engage in gardening and connect with nature directly from their homes.

🔭 The context: With sustainability and green living becoming increasingly important, people are finding creative ways to integrate nature into their lives, especially in urban settings where outdoor space is limited
• Utilizing garages for agriculture allows for year-round gardening, regardless of climate, by adapting indoor environments for plant growth. (On the future of sustainable food and agriculture see also here)

🌍 Why it matters for the planet: This trend contributes to the broader movement towards self-sufficiency, reducing reliance on commercial agriculture, and minimizing carbon footprints
• It supports the sustainable use of space and resources, encouraging a closer relationship with the environment

⏭️ What's next: As more individuals recognize the benefits of indoor gardening, there's potential for innovative storage and organization solutions to facilitate efficient use of garage spaces for agriculture, alongside the development of techniques suited for limited-light and space conditions

💬 One quote: "Sustainable gardening can happen anywhere if you are passionate about a greener, more eco-friendly future."

📈 One stat: No specific statistic provided, but the movement towards garage-based agriculture reflects a growing interest in sustainable living practices.

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