A diverse group of forward thinking chefs and offices have embraced the Zero Mile Diet and started growing fresh, organic greens with Urban Cultivator. If you’d like to share a photo of your Cultivator with us, please send them to View the Urban Cultivator Residential View...

Herbs and greens don't just go on your plate. You can create amazing concoctions in the ol' blender as well that not only taste great, but they're damn healthy as well. Our fearless leader Tarren has one such drink that'll get your droopy eyes back on track the morning after that awesome party with friends.

As you know from our last post, we will be on Dragon's Den Tomorrow evening on CBC. Our entire crew will be watching from Nicli Pizzeria in Gastown, Vancouver. But if you can't swing by and say hi we'll also be on Twitter and livechat the...

Garden stores are getting busier these days. After all local, healthy food isn't just a trend, it's a movement. Garden stores are exactly where you'll also start to see Urban Cultivator units appear. Urban cultivator is a symbol of a need for more creative and productive ways of producing healthy food for your family. The first garden store you'll find Urban Cultivator in is Art Knapp in Downtown Vancouver (1401 Hornby St. Vancouver).

My name is Eric and just a little over two weeks ago I received my Kitchen Cultivator from Urban Cultivator. I've been really excited to show the Kitchen Cultivator in action in my home and I already have some results. The first crops that I have planted are Pea Tendrils, Spinach, Arugula and Cilantro... and believe me I am completely stoked to have fresh Arugula in November (and in Vancouver no less!).

How would you like to make a reservation at your favorite restaurant and have part of your dinner planted that day. Then, a few weeks later you dine on the very same fresh herbs cut just moments before they are meticulously plated and served. That is exactly what one Burnaby chef has done from his kitchen at Peartree Restaurant. Scott Jaeger, who represented Canada at the 2007 Bocuse d'Or culinary competition in Lyon France, has been using his Commercial Cultivator to produce amazing flats of Chervil, Celery tops, Spinach and watercress for use in his upscale continental restaurant.


Curious about what you can grow in a kitchen cultivator? Wondering what to use all of those fresh herbs for? We've just started an online resource for all "grow your own" enthusiasts, and we call it the Urban Cultivator Herb Guide. At this time we outline 27 common herbs that can be easily grown in the Kitchen or Commercial Cultivators. We tell you how to keep your herbs happy, and in the future we will have recipes available for you to discover each of these amazing herbs and veggies right from your kitchen.