What do you think of when you hear the term “urban agriculture?” Sometimes it’s about practices involving cultivating, processing, and distributing food in densely populated areas. At other times, it involves particular skills like animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, urban beekeeping, or horticulture. Urban agriculture can also reflect the ways that people across socioeconomic strata react […]
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The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative has just announced America’s First Sustainable Urban Agrihood: 3 acres of farmland featuring 2-acre urban garden, a 200-tree fruit orchard, a children’s sensory garden, and more nestled among vacant land and abandoned homes.
Fifth and sixth graders at Pacific Elementary prepare lunch for the whole school using food they grew in the school’s garden classroom. And they do it every day.
Make your garden even more pollinator-friendly by building a DIY mason bee house. It’s easy!
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.
My three-year-old and I planted a ton of green garlic, and you can, too! Here’s how to grow, harvest, and eat green garlic!
Growing food can cost a lot, but Gardening on a Shoestring proves that gardening doesn’t have to be expensive!
This flatpack urban farm only takes up 538 square feet, but its creators say that it can yield as much as 6 tonnes (6.6 tons) of fresh produce per year.
Whether you’re a hard core DIYer or prefer a little help from a kit, we have got some stellar raised bed ideas for you!
Meet the shipping container garden that produces 2 acres of food in 320 square feet!
Gardening helps cancer survivors improve health in just months. Here’s how an experimental garden is changing lives by changing lifestyles.
A new Aurora urban farm is an educational facility. Students will help plant, nurture, and harvest the produce, which will benefit area low-income families.
Artist Sam Van Aken uses grafting techniques to create his Tree of 40 Fruit. It’s a stone fruit tree that produces different fruits all summer.