Let Your Browser Do the Urban Farming

September 1, 2009

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Here’s a new twist on community supported agriculture: online gardening.

“Have you forgotten where the vegetables on your table come from?” It’s a question agricultural firm Azienda Agricola Giacomo Ferraris asks potential customers. Offering Italians the opportunity to reconnect with … Read More…

Is your city participating in the National Community Gardening Week August 23-29?

August 15, 2009

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Community and urban gardens are an important component of making sustainable communities. The National Community Gardening Week is an opportunity for your local government to show support by publicly promoting community gardens August 23 – 29.

According to the Department Read More…

Window Farms: Getting the Hang of Urban Farming in Your Own Apartment

July 29, 2009

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Urban gardeners can join a new network of green-minded city dwellers experimenting in the creation of vertical, hydroponic, modular, low-energy, high-yield, edible window gardens right in their own apartments.

Window Farms, the community-based, crowdsourced environmental design project of Britta Riley Read More…

The Future’s Looking Up on a Rooftop Farm

June 12, 2009

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Cross-posted from Not Eating in New York

Rooftop Farm for the Future: A rustic scarecrow looms before the skyline of Manhattan’s midtown skyscrapers. Under its watch lie more than 30 varieties of vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs on a rooftop … Read More…

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