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Damien Forshe, urban farming pioneer, dies at 50

Damien Forshe, a co-founder of an urban farm in the Kinsman neighborhood, pictured in one of the six greenhouses in 2012, died Nov. 29...

Michelle Obama Lunchtime Visit Surprises New York Girls

Former First Lady Michelle Obama meets two young girls during an appearance for her book, “Becoming,” in New York, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. After lunch,...

Canada: ‘Farming the City’ by Michael Ableman

Forthcoming in 2019 By Michael Ableman Self Published Books will ship in early 2019 In Farming the City: An agricultural primer from one of North America’s largest urban...

Agroforestry ‘home gardens’ build community resilience in southern Ethiopia

Typical home garden scene in Gedeo. Image by Tesfa-Alem Tekle for Mongabay. A study of home gardens here revealed an average of 16 crop species...

Organic agriculture in Bhutan – a Story of Transition

Bhutan, a Himalayan kingdom nestled between India and China has set an example by choosing to transition into organic and carbon neutral food production....

Young, hip farmers: Coming to a city near you

Farmers markets in larger cities are supporting a new, younger faction of American farmers. Credit: Purdue University/Mark Simons The population of American farmers is aging,...

France: Master of Science Urban Agriculture and Green Cities

The MSc in taught in English and lasts 18 months.It can be proposed as a semester of study abroadFirst semester: from October, 1st, 2018...

UCLA student veterans bring Veterans Affairs garden back to life

For UCLA’s 10th Volunteer Day, hundreds of volunteers came to the Veterans Garden at the nearby Veteran Affairs campus. Michael Baker/UCLA. “I was pulling weeds...

Ireland: The Dublin community gardens under threat

The Weaver Square community garden in Dublin 8 is set to be built on. As the housing crisis deepens, allotments are being earmarked for development By...

Canada: New community food forest gets planted in Tofino

Volunteers take a moment to admire the planting and soil work that was done on Tofino’s new Food Forest on Nov. 20. The project...
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