Want to turn your front yard into a radish garden? Or how about making that empty lot you own into a pumpkin patch? If you live in California, the recently passed Neighborhood Food Act says you can grow as much food on your property as you want, without penalty. Think that’s no big deal? Turns […]
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I started my backyard urban farm this year with mixed results. But I’m not hanging up my tools for the year just yet. I’m growing fall vegetables. Join me?
A step-by-step visual guide for raising crickets.
Is all urban farming created equal? Let’s look at two interesting takes on the urban farm and how sustainable they really are.
Are you planning a fall garden? Me too! Here are some handy resources to help us plan a fruitful (or veggie-ful!) food garden.
Beginning in September, a 13 part PBS food documentary will take us on a journey across America, focusing on the “food rebels” who are helping to transform our food system by turning toward sustainable (and traditional, in many cases) methods.
(Pun intended.) I told you that wastewater gardening is a thing now! And it looks like the concept is catching on.
Who needs big bucks to build a greenhouse when you can create an upcycled structure from salvaged plastic bottles?
If you’re intrigued by the idea of using greywater, check out this short list of valuable resources…
Chicago just officially became a wonderland for urban farmers and anyone else looking to use public land for public good.
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!
Aronia berries are getting some cred as the newest superfood, and they’re a boon for midwest farmers!
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.