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.
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Planting justice is empowering one Oakland neighborhood to produce its own, fresh food. And creating jobs while they’re at it.
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.
Healthy soil is critical to our food future, and supporting regenerative farming is an important piece of that puzzle.
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.
Want a verdant, fruitful spring vegetable garden? It’s time to plant now! Learn how to sow seeds and transplant seedlings. One. Two. Three. Grow!
From growing from seeds to making things pretty, here’s how to start a vegetable garden this spring.
Want to meet your neighbors? Why not start your own community garden? Check out the new Food is Free guide: How to Start a Food is Free Project. #FoodisFree
Starting seeds indoors for my spring garden? Check. And some of my babies are already peeking out of the soil. Hooray! Here’s how I made it happen.
I’m continuing my journey starting seeds indoors. Which containers are best? What kind of soil to use? Where to set up my plants? Here’s what I’ve learned.
I’ve had no success starting seeds indoors in the past. But I’ve done my homework this year and am determined to succeed! Here’s what I’ve learned so far.
Are you growing food this year? I am. And as I research, plan, and plant, I’m going to share my journey with you. I’m just starting. Want to come along?
Is all urban farming created equal? Let’s look at two interesting takes on the urban farm and how sustainable they really are.