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India: Farmer in the city

Fresh from the field, BK Bhavya delivers greens to housing complexes an hour after harvest By Ranjani Govind The Hindu Apr 15, 2019 Excerpt: She delivers the produce to...

UK: Why gardening is so much more than a millennial fad to me

Millennials are 88 per cent more likely to keep plants in their rooms than over 65 year-olds ( The Sill ) My family are one...

Agriculture survey finds urban farming a hot commodity in Utah

Tyler Montague and Holiday Dalgleish weed garlic growing on a small lot in Millcreek on Friday, April 12, 2019. Montague and Dalgleish co-own Keep...

Singapore makes room for allotment gardens as urban farming takes root

Singapore now has more than 1,000 allotment gardens in a dozen of its national parks. Each is a raised planter bed measuring 2.5 meters...

Oliver Sacks: The Healing Power of Gardens

Oliver Sacks with rare yellow magnolia in bloom at the NY Botanical Garden. Even for people who are deeply disabled neurologically, nature can be more...

India: Mysuru Man With Lung Ailment Grows 20+ Veggies in Award-Winning Garden!

Prof Rudraradhya It may seem strange to you and me, but the mere activity of sowing seeds and tending plants on his rooftop spelt hope...

Ireland: Business blooms in Belvedere College’s urban farm

Fish and clubs: students Eoin Regan (14) and Ray Taylor (17) “Urban farming is very good for growing crops such as herbs and salad greens,...

Green Power: Syracuse Grows helps urban gardens take root in the Salt City

Syracuse Grows, a grassroots nonprofit founded in 2008, acts as a coalition connecting more than 20 urban community gardens in the city. “All the gardens...

Kenya: How city slum youths are making extra cash in urban farming

Today, Nairobi farmers are estimated to contribute about 50,000 bags of maize and 15,000 bags of beans annually — and up to a quarter...

Malaysian paraplegic farmer realises his dream of an aquaponic farm

Dr Tang briefing children about how food is grown at the farm. The farm currently produces 10,000 plants in a 557sq m green house each...
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