Browsing the "urban farms" Tag

Urban Farming in Mexico City

December 10th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We love a good example of urban farming around here! Urban farms are such a wonderful way to transform unused or blighted spaces in big cities into lush, food-producing patches of land (or rooftop, or wall!)


Real Food in the Mainstream: Will Allen on the Colbert Report

June 15th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Urban farming advocates like Will Allen and the nonprofit he works with called Growing Power are looking to change that by building farms in cities that grow lots of food in sometimes not a lot of space. Allen wrote a book on his urban farming efforts: The Good Food Revolution, and on Tuesday night he talked to Stephen Colbert about urban farming, food deserts, and kohlrabi. Check it out!



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