August 20th, 2014 | by Derek Markham
Beginning in September, a 13 part PBS food documentary will take us on a journey across America, focusing on the “food rebels” who are helping to transform our food system by turning toward sustainable (and traditional, in many cases) methods
August 14th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
(Pun intended.) I told you that wastewater gardening is a thing now! And it looks like the concept is catching on
July 21st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Who needs big bucks to build a greenhouse when you can create an upcycled structure from salvaged plastic bottles
July 17th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post
If you’re intrigued by the idea of using greywater, check out this short list of valuable resources
July 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Chicago just officially became a wonderland for urban farmers and anyone else looking to use public land for public good
July 10th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush
For all you urban farmers out there, here's an infographic about how and when to plant vegetables, plus a few of my own urban farm lessons learned. Enjoy!
June 23rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Aronia berries are getting some cred as the newest superfood, and they're a boon for midwest farmers!
June 13th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Need a weekend project for your garden? Check out these four different ways that you can build a DIY rain barrel to conserve water and nourish your plants
June 12th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post
Growing Cities producer Dan Susman talks about his journey from backyard farmer to urban food advocate. Spoiler: he started out by planting pumpkins! It's a great story. Get to know him!
June 10th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
You don't need a big backyard or even fancy containers to grow some of your own food. Check out how to grow rosemary in a broken coffee mug
June 5th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush
Dear Radish, you are the sweetest vegetable in my backyard urban farm. So I decided to write you this love letter. Here's why you're the apple of my eye
May 23rd, 2014 | by Mary Gerush
Turning my backyard into an urban farm meant I had to learn how to get rid of weeds. Before your next weed eradication mission, get these 4 essential tools