Blog Articles RSS



Ownr Grant Recipient 2020

In May 2020, Ownr launched Ownr Grants, a $25,000 fund sponsored by RBC Ventures in their continued support of entrepreneurs in Canada, facing challenges due to COVID-19. Ownr received over 2,000 high-quality applications for this initiative and from the over 2,000 submissions, we are incredibly proud to announce that Urban Minimalist was one of the 25 grant recipients!

Continue reading



Making A Living Show Podcast Interview: Episode 10 - Urban Minimalist

In the Spring of 2020, one of our Co-Founders, Curtis Nemechek, was invited to participate in new podcast called Making A Living Show, hosted by Robi Levy. The podcast explores the business of creativity with people who make a living making things. Each episode, Robi Levy interviews an interesting creator who shares their knowledge, experience and expertise balancing creativity, business and life. Our podcast interview aired on July 13th, 2020. We're proud to include excerpts from the conversation below and links to listen to the podcast episode and learn more about the Making A Living Show!

Continue reading



What Are Microgreens? A Summary of Everything You Need To Know

This article aims to answer a number of common questions about microgreens and growing them indoors! What are microgreens? Are microgreens difficult to grow indoors? How can microgreens be used? What are the health benefits of microgreens? How many times can you harvest microgreens? Do they regrow? What materials do you need to grow microgreens at home?

Continue reading