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Duckweed

Duckweed is one of the best-kept secrets of Urban Farming. It is a high quality feedstuff that can be produced in useful quantities at little cost and with little effort. Of equal interest (particularly in an Aquaponics context) is its ability to remove nutrients from...

Black Soldier Fly Larvae

How would you like to be able to produce large quantities of live animal protein….out of thin air?   Well, you can! The Soldier Fly is arguably one of the best kept secrets of sustainable farming. The larva of the Soldier Fly can be used to convert large...

Broiler Chickens

Being able to produce chicken meat is an important milestone for aspiring urban farmers. If you believe, as many nutritionists suggest, that we are what we eat, you’ll realise that the big benefit in rearing your own is that you’ll be eating the cleanest and freshest...

Muscovies

Muscovies are excellent livestock for urban farming purposes. While they are often referred to as a duck, they aren’t derived of the Mallard like other domestic duck breeds and scientists regard them as more of a goose than a duck. Muscovies are much quieter than...

Japanese Quail #1

Quail are the quintessential micro-farmer’s livestock…..and they earn the title on the basis of their unrivalled ability to produce meat and eggs faster, and in greater quantity, than anything on two legs. The ability of a female to reproduce its body weight in...