September 12th, 2014 | by Chris DeMorro
Last year, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder finally approved a plan to allow Hantz Woodlands to buy and transform 150 acres of empty or decrepit Detroit lots, and turn them into the world’s largest urban farm. The Detroit urban farming project has since made great progress, and could serve to inspire other cities to do the same
September 3rd, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
Is all urban farming created equal? Let's look at two interesting takes on the urban farm and how sustainable they really are
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 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 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 19th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
A new urban foraging app - RipeNearMe - is aiming to take urban foraging to the next level by letting growers share, swap, or even sell their bounty
May 16th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post
Urban homesteaders in Michigan have had it easy for over three decades, but the state has ended its Right to Farm Act
April 19th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
This week's food news features some un-delicious food safety irony, GMO labeling progress, and urban gardening 'greenovation.' Meanwhile former President Clinton plays fast and loose with 'the V word,' and efforts to protect farm workers gain momentum. Read on, for the week's good-bad-and-ugly food news!
April 3rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Brooklyn Grange is the world's largest rooftop farm, and this time-lapse video condenses their growing season into an awe-inspiring three minutes
January 22nd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
You know that the rise urban agriculture has meant more local, healthy food in inner cities, but these urban farms are also changing kids' lives
December 21st, 2013 | by Mary Gerush
Urban farming is experiencing a renaissance. And Keith "Fathom" Cross sings about it in a catchy, current tune he wrote titled Home Grown. Tune in here