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NYC passes new urban agriculture bill

The bill will create a new digital hub will help organize urban farmers throughout the city By Pat King Metro December 11, 2017 Excerpt: The New York City council...

Urban Farmers pick up excess fruits in yards in Contra Costa County

Tangerines are picked by Pat Alger, of Brentwood, left, Vicki Grant, of Pleasanton, center, and Anirban Chowdhury, of Antioch, at a tree where the...

New Zealand: 2017 Gardena Gardener of the Year winners are Thames Bright Smile Community...

Rebekah Manley-Campbell (left) and Samantha Claire have worked to create the most inclusive community garden in New Zealand. Photo Christel Yardley/Stuff. The garden is named...

Milwaukee: Growing Power’s loss saddens community leaders

The Growing Power cafe and market, at 2719 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, is permanently closed after the nonprofit ran into financial difficulties....

Whole Foods helping Backyard Growers grow

Backyard Growers has built the Willowood Community Garden. Launched in February 2014, Whole Cities Foundation is the third independent nonprofit foundation established by Whole Foods...

Africa: Urban agriculture, dietary diversity and child health in a sample of Tanzanian town...

In short, we identified urban agriculture as one channel through which dietary diversity can be increased and, ultimately, improved child health can be achieved...

Philippines: Taguig, Manila launches newest urban farm on its Charter Day celebration

Taguig Integrated Urban Farm. And watch evening, opening celebrations here. The city’s agriculture office chief assured their urban gardening program favors organic farming where pesticides,...

Inside a farm hidden under the streets of Paris in an abandoned parking garage

Since late 2016, La Caverne/Cycloponics has grown vegetables in a 37,700-square-foot farm underneath the streets of Paris. By Leanna Garfield Business Insider Dec 6, 2017 Excerpt: It’s an...

Petition: We need an urban agriculture plan, not a website, to grow more food...

Little boy with sack of vegetables from the community garden at the Casa Grande Valley Farms, Pinal County, Arizona. Lee, Russell, 1903-1986, photographer, Created...

South Africa: Johannesburg’s new “agripreneurs” dig for green gold on skyscraper rooftops

Nhlanhla Mpati, an agripreneur, tends to his plants at the garden he set up on top of Johannesburg’s iconic ‘Chamber of Mines’ building in...
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