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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!

How to Get Rid of Weeds: 4 Essential Tools

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

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