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Belgian start-up plans 150 urban roof top farms

Belgian start-up Peas&Love has secured 1.2 million euro in investments to develop 150 urban farming projects… on rooftops. Currently the company has developed two...

Virginia State University’s Summerseat Urban Garden Project and Urban Agriculture Certification

Click image to see larger file. Preliminary plans for Summerseat Urban Garden Project near Virginia State University’s campus call for a possible incubator kitchen,...

Germany: Schrebergarten culture’s gnomes make way for Zen gardens

A German’s private paradise. Source: dpa The centuries-old German lifestyle around allotment gardens, or schrebergarten, is in flux. Out: old guys with beer bellies and...

1660 – New York City (New Amsterdam) Map Depicts Urban Farms

See full 1660 city map of downtown New York City. The Castello Plan-Evidence of Horticulture in New Netherland or Cartographer’s Whimsy? Schaefer, Richard and Janowitz, Meta...

The Honeybee

Kirsten Hall is a former preschool and elementary school teacher who has authored more than a hundred learn-to-read stories for emergent readers. By Kirsten...

Google Pays Ode To Germany’s ‘Garden Day’ With Interactive Garden Gnome Game

See game here. Propelled by local myths and increased leisure time, the gnomes began to find homes in gardens throughout the country. Legend has it...

Urban agriculture—Europe’s untapped potential

This was the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of urban agriculture in Europe. Published in 2015, it still attracts interest from researchers and policymakers alike,...

Xochimilco: Keeping Mexico City’s Agricultural Treasure Afloat

Artist’s representation of chinampa farming. More than 22 million people live in greater Mexico City, and environmental concerns are endless: trash, water shortages, air pollution....

US Bill to Provide $4 Million Annually New Research Focusing on Urban Agriculture

Universal bipartisan support, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 passed the Senate Agriculture Committee by a vote of 20-1. Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 Excerpt: Sec. 7212....

France: This Marseille Microbrewery Is Crowd-Sourcing Hops and Training Urban Farmers

Hops are one of the four fundamental ingredients of beer, along with water, malt, and yeast. By Alexis Steinman Vinepair June 14, 2018 Excerpt: When the duo wanted...
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