Farm School NYC Seeds Local Urban Food System

January 29, 2013

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Next generation of urban farmers and food justice leaders.

Within New York City’s approximately 305 square mile radius and amid its vast stretches of concrete and high rises, there is a school without borders whose mission is to cultivate modern-day Read More...

Growing Free Food and Community in Front Yard Farms

January 15, 2013

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What began as a single Austin, Texas front yard garden, in less than three months became a whole block, then within a year spread to over 40 cities around the world.

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The Food is Free Project, as the name implies, … Read More...

The Year’s 20 Best: Urban Gardens 2012 Roundup!

December 31, 2012

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As we round the corner from 2012 to 2013, I want to stop and thank all my readers, subscribers, and social media followers for visiting Urban Gardens since it’s launch in 2009, and for supporting my vision for blending together Read More...

Turn Table Urban Garden Sprouts in Old Railway Bay

December 7, 2012

In a disused old railway bay smack down in the middle of Helsinki,  a cast-off engine turn table became the foundation last spring for an urban garden oasis, complete with a modern greenhouse and café.

Turn Table, a sort of … Read More...

Five Post-Hurricane Urban Garden Food Safety Tips

November 12, 2012


Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Many New York City gardens were flooded and/or damaged by Hurricane Sandy. In an effort to aid recovery efforts in and around the city, Green Thumb NYC, in consultation with the Healthy Soils, … Read More...

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