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UK: Why I love the Nomadic Community Gardens

A dis-used city space has been transformed By Alexandra Sims Time Out London May 3, 2019 Excerpt: ‘It’s quite easy to focus on the fact that it’s a...

South Africa: Urban Food Garden, situated within the inner city of Johannesburg

Thabang Makoloi (far right) and his colleagues inspecting their crop at the Urban Food Garden, situated within the inner city of Johannesburg. Every now and...

New doc chronicles how a California farming oasis came to be

John Chester, left, and his wife Molly, of the documentary film “The Biggest Little Farm,” at Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark, Calif. (Photo by...

Canada: Vancouver tax fairness should include end of ‘community garden’ tax scam says lawyer

Davie Village Community Garden at the corner of Davie and Burrard Streets in downtown Vancouver. Jason Payne / Vancouver Sun The tax revenue lost from...

Ireland: Lord Mayor Says ‘Hello, Neigh-Bour’ As He Meets Moses At Urban Farm

Pictures: Conor McCabe Photography “We should all congratulate Dublin City Council and the volunteers who gave such commitment to ensuring the delivery of this great...

Urban farm gives Virginia neighborhood access to fresh produce

Carilion Clinic’s Morningside Urban Farm is on Morgan Ave. SE in Roanoke “People in this neighborhood have limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables,” Terry...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez planted a community garden plot. It’s good for the earth — and...

The Warrington Community Garden in Philadelphia: Gardens in Pennsylvania’s largest city are feeling the pressures of a hot real estate market. (Rob Cardillo) One of...

Canada: How clean is your city? Just ask the bees

A honey bee emerges from a honeycomb. Geoffrey Williams, University Of Bern Via AP We need new tools to track heavy metals...

Canada: Victoria’s community garden plots a hot commodity

Natasha Van Bentum has had a garden plot at the Montreal Street Community Garden in James Bay for the last seven years. She said...

UK: Urban farms won’t feed our cities – but they’re still a great idea

The capacity of urban farms to tackle major issues such as poverty and reducing food miles should not be underestimated, and with more ambitious...
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