Floating Food Forest to Dock in New York City

March 10, 2016

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

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

20 Best Urban Gardens Stories of 2015

December 22, 2015

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Have we told you lately that we love you? Well we do. And here’s what you loved in 2015.

Your favorite stories of the year included plants growing up walls and on countertops. You loved hydroponic and aquaponic gardens and, Read More...

Guide to Farmers Markets: Benefits Beyond the Plate

October 18, 2015

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The following article by Robin Plaskoff Horton and reposted from Fix.com:

Both casual cooks and celebrity chefs flock to their local farmers markets to avail themselves of the freshest locally grown produce straight from the farm. In addition to Read More...

Guerrilla Gardening Idea Brewed For Starbucks

October 12, 2015

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Can you imagine jump starting your morning with a fresh cuppa Joe and a guerrilla gardening seed kit?

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For Starbucks, designer Freddie Jordan envisioned the SeedPod, a conceptual guerrilla gardening kit that would promote the coffee chain’s sustainable policy. The … Read More...

Bioclimatic Garden Building Promotes Biodiversity

August 22, 2015

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Part of a plan to promote biodiversity and protect the surrounding environment in the South American city of Cali. Colombia, the multi-use Host and Nectar Garden Building also seeks to establish a network of gardeners Read More...

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