Reclaiming A Neighborhood In West Baltimore

By Staff, -

Community farms and gardens play a vital role in building more just economies, improving community well-being, and addressing climate change. AFSC has a long history of supporting communities [...]

Cuba’s Urban Farming Shows Way To Avoid Hunger

By Paul Brown, -

LONDON, 11 November, 2019 − When countries run short of food, they need to find solutions fast, and one answer can be urban farming. That was the remedy Cuba seized with both hands 30 years ago [...]

A New Generation Of Small Farmers Is Emerging In Atlanta

By K. Rashid Nuri, -

By K. Rashid Nuri for The Huffington Post - A political democracy is worthless without an economic democracy. What we have in America, with its 1-10 percent minority in control of 95 percent of [...]

New York Could Launch An Urban Agriculture Plan, Zoning Overhaul

By James Brasuell, -

By James Brasuell for Planetizen - New York's ability to feed itself with locally grown urban agriculture is only being partially realized. Better planning, specific to urban agriculture, would [...]

Urban Farming Is Revolutionizing Our Cities

By David Suzuki, -

By David Suzuki for Eco Watch - Humans are fast becoming city dwellers. According to the United Nations, "The urban population of the world has grown rapidly from 746 million in 1950 to 3.9 [...]

Vacants To Vegetables: Community Farms Spring Up In Baltimore

By Rebekah Kirkman, -

By Rebekah Kirkman for City Paper - Leaning against his rusty red pickup truck, and clad head-to-toe in Real Tree and camouflage, Eric Kelly of Charm City Farms gets philosophical about the [...]

Urban Farming Of Acta Non Verba Invests in the Future

By Sarah Small, -

By Sarah Small for Food Tank - The Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm Project is investing in the health and future of their community. Educators use the farm as their classroom to engage the [...]

Occupy The Farm: Documentary Explores Activism In Urban Farming

By Emily Nink, -

By Emily Nink in CS Monitor - Approximately 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. Urban farmers are uniquely [...]