Urban food forests may not be new, but in New York, the Swale floating food forest takes advantage of the city’s waterways to get fresh food to even more neighborhoods.
Haylene Green the Garden Queen is an Atlanta transplant who has cultivated an urban food forest in Atlanta’s West End. Her story is magical.
Yet another Floridian is in trouble for growing food on his own property, and this time it may cost him and his family their home.
Our earliest ancestors hunted and gathered. And now, gathering is back in style in the form of food foraging. If you enjoy foraging for food, check out Falling Fruit, an interactive, crowd-sourced map of pickable produce in public spaces.
When I interviewed one of the Guerrilla Grafters recently, I learned that it’s not all about the grafting. This early member of the Guerrilla Grafters cares deeply about the society in which we live and our relationship with public spaces.
The once strictly ornamental trees lining San Francisco’s city streets are suddenly bearing fruit. The Guerrilla Grafters intend to turn the foggy city into a food forest while remaining under the radar.
Many gardeners are familiar with the yearly pattern of creating and mending garden beds, starting seedlings, transplanting, watering plants, and then finally harvesting their favorite vegetables. It’s a lot of [ … ]