Tower Garden Workshop

Friday, 06 December 2013 by

Saturday October 4, 9:30 am to 12:00pm.  2352 Lillie Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Learn everything you need to know to easily grow all your own fruits and vegetables in your own back yard using the Tower Garden and organic growing techniques. Register

Green Towers of Power

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 by

Check out our feature article in Santa Barbara’s Food & Home magazine!

Vertical Vegetables

Saturday, 06 April 2013 by

Photo by Morgan OstranderA green idea for healthy living: Montecito Urban Farms now offers tower gardens ($499, pictured), the vertical gardening fad among the nature-conscious and do-it-yourself crowd that results in an eye-catching garden fixture and a healthy diet. Want to get growing?

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Tower of Power

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 by


Santa Barbarans are no strangers to farms and gardens. With many growing at least some food for themselves and seven Farmer’s Markets per week to choose from, local veggies are very en vogue. So what could possibly be different about the thousands of years old practice of growing our food? Montecito Urban Farms in Summerland seems like a fairly benign name but what they’re doing is anything but ordinary.

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The sky’s the limit for vertical farms

Saturday, 23 March 2013 by

Montecito Urban Farms owner Alex Thomson has always wanted to grow his own food. His farm, located in Summerland, includes more than 100 8-foot tall aeroponic Tower Gardens, a space for seedling cultivation and an outdoor classroom THOMAS KELSEY/NEWS-PRESSImagine a farming system that produces mature crops using about 30 to 50 percent less time than traditional methods.

You could control the size and taste of your produce.

That doesn’t grow in the soil.

Sounds too good to be true, right?

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