Indoor & Underground Urban Farms Growing in Size and Number

October 18, 2015

mirai-indoor-plant-factory-urbangardensweb Mirai urban plant factory. Via Mirai.

What claims to be the world’s largest indoor vertical farm will soon begin production in Newark, New Jersey. Once it is fully operating, the 69,000-square-foot AeroFarms headquarters is slated produce up to 2 million Read More...

Reap What You Sow With AKER Urban Farming Kits

April 15, 2015

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You can picture it right? Starting your day by collecting a bounty of fresh eggs, herbs and other edibles, popping over to check on your buzzing bee hive, and then heading out to enjoy your day in the city with Read More...

One Aquaponic Rooftop Farm to Go Please

June 25, 2014

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It’s hard to disagree with the fact that urban rooftops could provide a huge playground for urban farmers. Rooftop gardens do exist of course, but in a city like New York with an endless number of industrial buildings, there could … Read More...

Japanese Commuters Tending Train Station Rooftop Gardens

March 27, 2014

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Photo from FastCoExist

Oh how dreadful that morning commute can be. Even with the help of podcasts, books, game apps, 16 gigs of music– it can still be a soul draining bore. Good news! Japan may have come up with Read More...

New York City’s Intervale Green Rooftop Urban Farm Cultivates More Than Food

January 10, 2014


When thinking of the Bronx, the northernmost of New York City’s five boroughs, one might think first of Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo, or the New York Botanical Garden. But what about farming?

Up above one of the neighborhood’s residential

Global Garden, Global Kitchen Crowdfunding to Grow Food and Community Pride

August 5, 2013


Tottenham, a multi-cultural community of north London, will soon experience a growth spurt when it becomes home to the Global Garden, Global Kitchen, a community food hub where produce will be grown, prepared and distributed to locals by Read More...

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013


Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.


ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction … Read More...

Stylish Urban Greenhouse on Wheels

April 25, 2013


What began as Danish designer Line Grüner’s thesis project, recently got rolling as the Urban Green House, a rather stylish but functional mobile greenhouse on wheels developed and designed for the small space metropolitan dweller.


Although initially intended for her …

Urban Gardens From the Seeds of Their Pants

February 10, 2013


In their largest community project to date, and the first of its kind partnership between a non-profit, a brand and a global crowdfunding platform, the socially conscious underwear company, PACT, has teamed up with the Whole Kids Foundation and the Read More...

Farm School NYC Seeds Local Urban Food System

January 29, 2013

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...

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