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Philippines: Davao City agri to refurbish rooftop garden

DAVAO. In a bid to make it into an ideal agri-tourism destination, the City Agriculture’s Office is set to refurbish the rooftop garden at...

Coeur et Sol Urban Farms in New Jersey

Why wait to find the perfect piece of land when you can take an empty lot and turn it into something beautiful? By Jeff Holmes JerseyBites 12...

Chicago church padlocks community gardens in Woodlawn, leaving gardeners wondering why

A flag blows in the wind in the 65th & Woodlawn Community Garden on April 12, 2018, in Chicago. Erin Hooley / Chicago Tribune The...

Urban agriculture program helps UW-Madison students take farming to the city

“Urban agriculture is one way of addressing equity and distribution problems,” said Newman. “If it’s too difficult to access fresh produce that’s being imported...

Australia: Urban farming campuses to bring food closer to consumers

Ambitious plan: Nuffield Scholar Jan Vydra hopes a planned urban farming campus in Melbourne will be followed by others in Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and...

Urban farm provides fresh food to Kansas City restaurants

What started in a basement quickly became a booming business. Missing Ingredient hopes to expand into a larger space to meet the demands of...

Singapore stakes claim on first organic standard for produce grown by urban and indoor...

With increasing demand for authentic organic primary produce, SS 632: 2017 was developed to aid industry players in the sector as well as consumers. “I...

Perennial Vegetables

From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro, A Gardener’s Guide to Over 100 Delicious and Easy to Grow Edibles By Eric Toensmeier Chelsea Green 2007 There is a fantastic array...

Taiwan vertical farm to invest US$25 million in Britain

UK minister Graham Stuart (center). YesHealth boasts a production yield 100 times higher than traditional agriculture and expects its UK facility to produce 50-150 kilograms...

China: Shanghai’s Suburban Farm on Chongming Island

One of Shen Hong’s farms, located in Xianqiao Town on Chongming Island, presents a bucolic scene of man and nature existing in harmony. “Urban agriculture,...
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