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New retreat center, new possibilities at Berkeley’s Jewish urban farm

Ari Eisen, director of public programs at Urban Adamah, in front of the farm’s new residency and retreat center (Photo/Maya Mirsky) A three-story, 32-guest dorm...

Kenya: The garden of second chances: built by former gangsters

Photo: Workers in the community garden on the edge of Kariobangi in Nairobi. Credit: BBC By Alan Kasujja BBC Nov 15, 2018 On the edge of bad smelling...

Does the future of urban farming lie in meeting wider sustainability goals?

Alex van Tuyll (right) with Green Spark colleagues – image Green Spark. Within the six-storey building, “greenhouse modules get sunshine from the outside and attention...

The Clever Tech Keeping America’s (Many) Disabled Farmers On The Job

As many as one in five US farmers suffers from a disability that impacts their physical health, senses, or cognition. Offsetting that statistic and...

India: Away from the city bustle, these professionals choose to live close to nature

One of the challenges that such a project comes with is to integrate with the local community and those associated with it acknowledge it. On...

Detroit indoor farming operation looks to grow food, create jobs, and feed the hungry

Planted team (from left to right): Hunter Moore, Colleen Novkov, Kimberley Buffington, Todd Blevins, and Kai Misner. One area of the warehouse that has twenty-two-foot-high...

France: How collaborative urban farming allowed a French winemaker to rethink its business model

A French vineyard has found an innovative and interactive way to do business responsibly by pairing with a local urban farming collective. “We’ve left...

Virginia’s Shalom Farms

Farm Manager Katharine Wilson works at the Westwood site. (Photo by Sarah King) A new partnership between Shalom Farms and Union Presbyterian Seminary harvests food...

India: How this Lawyer-turned-farmer Found His Calling

With ‘Pluck One’ he produces Stevia Leaves and aims to reach out to the Indian masses with an alternative for sugar. By Sanchita Dash Senior Correspondent,...

North Dakota woman donates 3,727 pounds of vegetables from community garden

Donna Stumphf stands outside her garden with some flowers given to her by a fellow gardener. (Photo: Donna Stumphf) The garden center donated a huge...
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