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.
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According to a new report, climate change threatens coffee production. Not just at some far-off date in the future. This is happening now.
Researchers at the University of Colorado have discovered how to harness the power of the sun to make an eco-friendly sunlight fertilizer.
Hemp is a sustainable crop with uses from food to fuel to building materials. Growing hemp on Maui has the potential to transform the island’s economy and the health of its residents.
The drug free meats debate misses the point. To feed the world, we need to eat more plants.
Recent field-scale tests of GMO wheat designed to repel aphids have shown the new GMO crop to be nearly completely ineffective.
Meet the people who seek out deformed vegetables and ugly fruit — giving them new purpose — and making us laugh. Ugly produce is in the spotlight.
Urban farming has been reimagined with Cityblooms’ lightweight, modular, hydroponic micro-farms. They call them “growbots,” and they’re remarkably cool.
What’s hotter than a starting career in the NFL with a multi-million dollar contract? Leaving it to take on growing vegetables. On a farm.
That’s exactly what Jason Brown, former center for the St. Louis Rams, has done.
Cuter than frolicking baby goats. More creative than Martha Stewart. This week, I got to meet the Beekman Boys — Brent and Josh. My food heroes! Say hello.
We eat lots of chicken. But these birds are not your grandmother’s chickens. The freaks of nature would shock your ancestors. Learn about chicken evolution.
Farm to school programs change kids’ lives positively. But that’s not all. Read this and get inspired to help grow the farm to school movement in your area.
What’s wrong with the state of farming and food in America? Vox posted a collection of maps, graphs, and charts that tell the story in an enjoyable way.