Browsing the "Grow Your Own" Category

New Food Documentary Looks at “Food Rebels”

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


Chicago Loves its Urban Farmers!

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


Weekend Project: DIY Rain Barrel

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


Growing Cities Producer’s Fascinating Journey

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!



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