Britta Riley

A garden in my apartment

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDxManhattan
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Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles — researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at once and quickly arriving at the optimal system. Call it distributed DIY. And the results? Delicious.

Britta Riley
/ Artist, urban farmer

Britta Riley designs and builds urban farms and other participatory artworks that explore the city.  Full bio.

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