08 Jul 2017

Why Urban Farms Still Need Their Wild Side

The beginning of agriculture changed human history and has fascinated scholars for centuries. Yet it’s hard to

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01 Mar 2017

How Urban Farming Helps City Folk Get Back To Their Roots

Along with fresh fruit and vegetables, city farms are providing communities with jobs, start-up programs,

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29 Nov 2016

Why These 10 Cities Are Best For Growing Food

Homes in these cities have the most gardens, greenhouses and chicken coops. With continued awareness

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16 Jun 2016

In Singapore, Coffee Waste Disaster Turned Good Common Sense

Sustainability is a big word to reckon with. The impact of human greed and insatiable

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03 Jun 2016

Why “Local Food” Needs Cities’ Help To Truly Be Local

From open-air farmers markets to community gardens to farm-to-table menus, the local food movement has

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10 May 2016

The 10-ish Best Farmers Market In The USA

If someone created a set of commandments for locavores (food community: get on it) honor

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09 Mar 2016

Good Thing Farms Are So Feminine! Atta Girl!

Back in February, like millions of Americans, Marji Guyler-Alaniz swelled with emotion in the aftermath

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08 Mar 2016

Urban Farms : The New Frontier For Female Farmers

Vanessa Hanel is a twenty-nine year old female farmer living in the heart of grain-and-cattle

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24 Feb 2016

A Farmers’ Market’s Journey From Serving Affluence To The Masses

Before the city became infamous for its water, residents struggled with access to healthy food.

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23 Feb 2016

Vast Rooftop Project For A Little Idea In Greening Gotham

A 60,000-square-foot rooftop greenhouse that will produce more than 500 tons of fresh vegetables a year

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06 Feb 2016

Gardens Of Sharing In Denver’s Less Fortunate

Gardeners in Denver often look to help the homeless and less fortunate. There are several

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03 Feb 2016

A Solution To Youth Unemployment Path In Africa & The World

Today’s Africa faces a complex mix of challenges and promise. With almost 200 million youth

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03 Feb 2016

The Tightrope Dance Of Our Agricultural Farming

Human use of land for crops and herds has completely altered the world’s landscapes. A

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15 Jan 2016

The Future Of Urban Farms In Shipping Containers

In shipping containers, urban farmers can grow a large yield in small spaces. The gray

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14 Sep 2015

Who Will Suffer Most From Climate Change? (Hint: Not You)

A few years ago Melinda and I visited with a group of rice farmers in

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