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Canada: Regina community garden grows to welcome refugee families

Organizers, refugees and a translator pose beside the new community garden plots. The plots are 20 by 25 feet and each family receives their...

Vancouver Urban Sketchers Visit City Farmer

Painting by Denise Tonner. Beautiful May Flowers Were in Bloom for the Artists All art shown in this post are by Vancouver Urban Sketchers A link to...

Hen and the Art of Chicken Maintenance: Reflections on a Life of Raising Chickens

Updated second edition features new photographs and a new chapter. By Gurdon Martin CompanionHouse Books May 29, 2018 Owning chickens is fast becoming the latest in metropolitan...

Is it really safe to eat food grown in urban gardens?

Devan King/The Nature Conservancy On the bright side, the scientists all seemed to agree on one thing: As long as I use compost and wash...

Ghana: Urban Agriculture in Tamale: a policy narrative

The core of the suggested Tamale plan involves municipal assemblies purchasing larger areas of flood prone land and...