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Urban Farming

What Is Urban Farming?

Attend a food conference today and in all likelihood there will be a tract on urban farming. There will be participants and speakers referring to themselves as urban farmers. Google “urban agriculture” and you will find thousand of sites. Urban fa...

Urban Farming :: Welcome To Urban Farming!

Urban Farming is the adopted charity of Atlantic Records that is ending hunger globally by planting food in food deserts. Win to End Hunger in the Urban Farming Global Games! Urban Farming intends to eradicate hunger while increasing diversity, mo...

Urban Farming Is Growing A Green Future

With seven billion mouths to feed, human agriculture exerts a tremendous toll on the planet, from water draws to pollution, and from energy use to habitat loss. But there is also a growing set of solutions, from organic agriculture to integrated p...

This Family Produces 6,000 Pounds Of Food Per Year On 4,000 Square Feet Of Land

Six thousand pounds of food from one tenth of an acre of land just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles; if you try to do the math, it just doesn’t seem to compute. But somehow the numbers work out because the Dervaes family is able to produce abo...

Urban Farming Is Booming, But What Does It Really Yield?

Editor’s note: This story was produced in collaboration with the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a non-profit investigative news organization. Midway through spring, the nearly bare planting beds of Carolyn Leadley’s Rising Pheasant Farms, i...

Urban Farming: Man Grows A Million Pounds Of Food On A Few Acres In The Dead Of Winter With No Heating | Survival

Will Allen, son of a sharecropper, former professional basketball player, ex-corporate sales leader and now farmer, has become recognized as among the preeminent thinkers of our time on agriculture and food policy. The founder and CEO of Growing...

Next-Gen Urban Farms: 10 Innovative Projects From Around The World

Many shoppers like the idea of buying local. After all, it can mean fresher and healthier foods, stronger local economies, direct contact with food producers and in some cases — but not always — lower carbon emissions. But most of us have only a f...

Techniques For Urban Farming

Plants survived long before humans were around to water them, so we aren't talking about reinventing the wheel here, but rather a sensible choice of plants and basic water management. Native species of plants in a given region have adapted to thei...

Benefits Of Urban Farming

Urban farming, also known as urban agriculture, essentially refers to growing plants and keeping animals that produce food within a city. It may also encompass processing and then distributing that food throughout the city. There are numerous bene...

Radish On The Rooftop | Smita Mitra | Oct 25,2010

City farms are changing the urban landscape and growing food for the home too What Does Your Garden Grow? ixty Mumbaikars watch with rapt attention as Preeti Patil stands before them and carves an apple, a stand-in for planet earth. By the time sh...

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Urban Farming

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All you need to know about farming in the city