You Can Grow Your Own House and Eat it Too

July 12, 2016


Growing your own food is becoming more and more commonplace, whether in a garden, on a balcony, or even in a small planter on your kitchen counter. I’ve shared stories about growing living walls and roofs–and even about growing your Read More...

A Glass Treehouse Built Around a 40 Foot Fir Tree

July 11, 2016

If a tree falls in the forest in Kazakhstan…there will be someone around to hear it. The residents of a modern circular glass treehouse built around a 40ft fir tree will not only hear it, they will likely have a Read More...

Country’s First K-8 Urban Farm School Sprouting in San Francisco

June 15, 2016


With an ecology and farming curriculum intended to “cultivate in the students and the staff a consistent and ongoing relationship with the outdoors,” San Francisco’s Golden Bridges School, a K-8 urban farm school, unveiled plans for its new campus, an … Read More...

Conversations On a Small Island to Accelerate Positive Change on the Planet

March 26, 2016

Turtle-Island-Solar-Panels-urbangardensweb Turtle Island’s solar farm and five-acre organic garden.

Monica Laurence exudes positive energy and is resolute in her mission to drive conversation toward creating positive change for the planet.

monica_laurence Monica Laurence.

The creator behind Turtle Talks, a web series project … Read More...

Floating Food Forest to Dock in New York City

March 10, 2016


A floating food forest on a 50-foot platform made from shipping containers will dock in New York City waters throughout 2016.


Public Food in Public Space
Swale is a collaborative floating urban food project dedicated to rethinking and challenging New … Read More...

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