Start a Self-Sufficient Homestead Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production, including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing management. [this is my absolute dream life.
The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! (A very good overview book, I also recomend picking up the companion to it "The backyard homestead; Guide to raising farm animals")
All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Recycle as many of your plastic drink containers.