Mother, daughters practise ‘farming of the future’ in their backyard

Hydroponics is being viewed as something of a revolution in agribusiness, due to its ability to generate significant amounts of food in small spaces. PHOTO/BIRD

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In the backyard of a suburban home, a small family has a thriving agricultural business, proving that thanks to new techniques, inner-city farming is not only possible, it can also be profitable.

My favourite is the herbs, the kitchen herbs and more specifically basil because it has a beautiful aroma that if you just touch the plant you, you smell it and it just makes you want to go make something really beautiful in the kitchen,” explains Tinodaishe Violet Mukarati as she provides a tour around the “farm”.

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