Edible Estates: turning lawns into food

Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (dirtnailpedicab.com), stop killing your garden (growerbot.com), and live in an off-grid shipping container (boxouse.com).

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By Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (dirtnailpedicab.com), stop killing your garden (growerbot.com), and live in an off-grid shipping container (boxouse.com).

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Edible Estates is continuing to march around the country, with 6 gardens that were formerly lawns now in place nationwide.

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(Images of Austin’s Edible Estate via fritzhaeg.com)

Check out Fritz Haeg’s presentation from his Austin visit here for great visuals of the difference between lawns and edible estates.

Also check out this Mother Earth News article on edible ground cover and the “Food Not Lawns” groups popping up (Iowa City here, and San Diego here)

And, please comment if you’ve transformed your lawn into something more productive than xeriscaping and less wasteful than water-hungry grass!

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