We don't farm because it's trendy; we farm as resistance, for healing and sovereignty
Black and Brown Philly farmers are who, in many ways, sent and gave me blessing to pursue graduate work as a means to support our collective agricultural resistance. Everything that I call out and choose to uplift in the academy I've learned from these communities and I will continue to acknowledge ...
The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop
In Paris, urban farmers are trying a soil-free approach to agriculture that uses less space and fewer resources. Could it help cities face the threats to our food supplies?
City Launches Website to Help Prospective Urban Farmers Get Started - Times of San Diego
With people stuck at home during the pandemic, San Diego launched a website with information and assistance on how to become a successful "urban farmer."
Pittsburgh Grows Urban Gardens in the Fight Against Gentrification | Civil Eats
Urban ag groups and organizers are fighting food apartheid and building economic self-sufficiency.
How To Grow Strawberries In Containers-All Sorts Of Containers!
Strawberries are gorgeous, the taste of summer, you can grow them in all sorts of quirky containers, here are a few to give you inspiration!
Growing Flowers to Attract Beneficial Insects
I have added many plants to my garden because they are so attractive to beneficial insects. I know this approach reduces problems with bad bugs. For the last two seasons, I have encountered no insect pest problems that could not be controlled with hand picking...
Why I Stopped Protesting and Started a Garden
“The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone. Hence the futility of...
Grow an Edible Garden - On Your Balcony!
If you only have a balcony to grow on, don't let it stop you from indulging your horticultural desires. Here are some tips and ideas to maximize the space you've got and enjoy gardening as much as anyone else...
Guerrilla gardening [ the illicit cultivation of someone else’s land]. We see a direct link between community action gardening, and groups in the global south fighting for, and reclaiming the…
Crack Gardens: Food Growing from Cracks in the Pavement
“Crack garden” is probably giving you some interesting mental images. In reality, it refers to plant life that is squeezing up through cracks in our streets, sidewalks and parking lots against all odds. Some people are harnessing these tiny access points to soil in areas where they would otherwise not be able to garden. I suppose it’s a form of guerilla gardening, but not quite the same.