Farming – Urban Gardening


14 Spectacular Green Roofs Around the World

Source: architecturaldigest.com Published: January 12, 2017 Photo: Michael Moran/OTTO for Andrew Berman Architect By Elizabeth Stamp Green roofs are sprouting up more and more on buildings around the world, from private residences and schools to cultural institutions...

Urban Farming in West Oakland

Source: theatlantic.com Published: December 17, 2016 Emily Anne Epstein and Alan Taylor This photo essay by photographer Preston Gannaway focuses on inner-city agriculture programs. Here’s what’s behind the essay, in her words: Today, about a third of West Oakland...

America’s First Sustainable Urban Agrihood Is Growing in Detroit

Source: detroit.curbed.com Published: December 7, 2016 Michelle & Chris Gerard By Robin Runyan This week, the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) revealed its plans for the first Sustainable Urban Agrihood in the North End. Wait, an agrihood? It’s an...

Fleet Farming

Source: fleetfarming.com Published: September 28, 2016 In December 2013, John Rife, owner of East End Market, first pitched the idea of Fleet Farming at The Hive Orlando, an IDEAS For Us“think and do tank” that calls on citizens to come up with solutions to global...

Growing Up Farms

Source: growingupfarms.org Published: September 13, 2016 NOTE: Growing Up Farms is now closed. Growing Up Farms is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to changing the modern food system. In 2013 we set out to prove that healthy produce can be grown sustainably in...

Country’s First K-8 Urban Farm School Sprouting in San Francisco

source: urbangardensweb.com Published: June 15, 2016 Photo via Golden Bridges School and Inhabitat. by Robin Plaskoff Horton With an ecology and farming curriculum intended to “cultivate in the students and the staff a consistent and ongoing relationship with the...