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Nonprofit hopes future urban garden will help north Denver residents stay put despite gentrification

Focus Points’ educational programs help parents pursue English class, GED certificates and parenting courses while also providing childcare and pre-school classes for their kids. New...

UK: The Duchess of Cambridge to visit Islington Community Garden

The King Henry’s Walk Garden has received many awards over the years, including the RHS National Certificate of Distinction in 2012, and London in...

Hilltop Urban Farm launches 2019 pilot Farmer Incubation Program in Pittsburgh

It will ultimately become the largest urban farm in the United States and serve as a resource for urban farming initiatives. South Pittsburgh Reporter Jan 3,...

Indoor farm will tap solar microgrid to keep plants growing year-round

Bowery Farming’s New Jersey factory will include energy storage, solar panels, and on-site gas generation. By Bill Opalka Energy News January 4, 2019 Excerpt: Microgrids are becoming increasingly popular...

The Bronx City Park is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly

Combining public space with edible gardens, the Bronx River Foodway might be the future of public park design. By Danielle Beurteaux Civil Eats January 1, 2019 Excerpt: The Foodway...

Urban Underground Farming

With a vast majority of the population migrating to urban areas, cities are forced to expand. This puts a strain on rural land space...

New Zealand: Community garden brings hope to Wellington’s homeless

Video in Maori language. Click here. Christmas is when we take people in off the streets, from the prisons, people who have been refered to us by...

FAO: Integrating Food into Urban Planning

With the majority of people already living in urban areas – not only in large metropolitan areas, but also in secondary cities and small...

Thailand: Small-Scale Silk Production

A worker uses her wooden paddle to pick up the beginning of the unwinding silk thread which is then wound onto the spinning wheel. On...

Kenya: Life and times of two pastoralists in the city, where meat always sells...

Ibrahim Abdi with his flock of goats and sheep at Patel Concrete site in Donholm estate in Nairobi. Photo| Winnie Lelei. The flock of about...
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