Geodesic dome solar greenhouse for growing vegetables

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Photo credit: Jim Dunn

Treehugger has a slideshow about building a great-looking geodesic dome solar greenhouse for growing vegetables.

What do you do when you want to grow your own food, but live here? That's the question my dad wanted to answer when he started this project about a year ago: Living at 7,750 feet above sea level, with a summer growing season of 80 days, at best, between killing freezes, how can you grow your own food? The answer, as it turns out, is pretty cool: A geodesic dome solar greenhouse.

Click through to see what it's like to build one for yourself, and how the garden grows inside once you're done.

Build a Geodesic Dome Solar Greenhouse to Grow Your Own Food