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Women who farm: The changing face of Indiana ag

These include the Master Gardeners, Indiana Black Farmers Co-op, Urban Farm Incubator Network, Purdue Urban Agriculture Certificate program and the Hoosier Young Farmers Coalition. By...

France: Westfield creates urban farm on top of French shopping mall

The 270 square metre farm is located on the roof of the So Oeust shopping centre. By Michael Mander Blooloop Jan 10, 2019 It produces vegetables and plants...

Kate Middleton visits a community garden in Islington

Kate MiddletonTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images Duchess dresses down in a £400 Dubarry jacket, £250 boots and skinny jeans to muck in with children at a community...

China might just have grown the first plant ever on the moon

Photo of a cotton seed sprouting on the moon on January 12, nine days after the experiment began. Chinese scientists are also attempting to grow...

Plant scientists have found a way to ‘hack’ photosynthesis. Here’s why that’s a big...

To create the reprogrammed plants, Cavanagh and her colleagues zeroed in on RuBisCO, an enzyme plants use to capture carbon dioxide from the air...

Your First Garden: The Easiest Vegetables to Grow

Above: Photograph by John Merkl for Gardenista, from Garden Visit: At Home with Cookbook Author Mollie Katzen in Berkeley. Radicchio also turns bitter when it...

A Look Inside Rino’s Rooftop Urban Farm in Denver

Their restaurant customers in RiNo and LoDo are Urban Farmer, Uchi, Crema, HiTide Poke, Port Side, Stowaway, Famous Original J’s Pizza, Butcher’s Bistro, Goed...

Groups Celebrate Support for Urban and Innovative Agriculture in New Farm Bill

Studies note that these urban farms can save energy by using solar or other alternative sources, manage water by collecting and recycling rainwater –...

Growing Green Thumbs in Virginia

Chris Lawrence with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service goes over a crop lesson with urban agriculture fellows. (Photo courtesy Tricycle) Tricycle...

With farms atop malls, Singapore gets serious about food security

Ms Chelsea Wan, a second-generation farmer who runs Jurong Frog Farm. Source: Reuters. “It’s not a competition between urban farms and landed farms; it’s a...
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