Valentine’s Day: Love Me Tender, Love Me Green

February 10, 2010







No, they are not edible, they are plantable!

Seeking an alternative to the flowers, boxes of chocolates, and other symbols of love and affection traditionally offered on Valentine’s Day? How about these Garden Bon Bons?  For novice and expert gardener … Read More…

Vision for Edible City Gaining Ground

February 3, 2010


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The soon to be released film, Edible City, tells the story of real people making real change right in their urban backyards. The film aims to provoke critical thought, further the dialogue surrounding food and our food system, and ultimately Read More…

Denver Urban Homesteading Couple Has Something to Cluck About

December 4, 2009


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On a recent visit to the mile high city, I was happy to attend the inaugural day of Denver’s first indoor farmer’s market, November 20th, at Denver Urban Homesteading. I should have arrived earlier because Harvest Acres, a purveyor … Read More…

A Farm Grows in Brooklyn: Bringing Communities to the Table

November 5, 2009


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BK Farmyards is a Brooklyn based decentralized farming network providing local food to reduce the city’s reliance on fossil fuels while offering local jobs to boost the economy. They seek partnerships with developers willing to temporarily transform their idle land … Read More…

How Do We Feed Our Cities?

October 20, 2009

The world is experiencing the largest wave of urban growth in history. For the first time in history, more than half the world’s population is living in cities. By 2050, according to a United Nations estimate, the world’s cities will … Read More…

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