A simple idea led two women into a thriving new business. Creating backyard mini-farms for homeowners who want their own fresh herbs and vegetables, but lack the time or resources to do it for themselves.
This projects helps young people learn leadership and farming skills, while at the same time helping their community.
King Corn filmmakers, Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney, have come together to create another film about how do we grow fresh, local food in urban environments.
July 23, 2010 Growing food in a region facing climate change has many daily challenges for its residents. In parts of eastern Africa this is compounded by deforestation, which has led to water run-off and erosion. The soils health has greatly diminished which has led to crop failure for many. Through a program overseen by […]
July 22, 2010 Urbandale – considered a food desert – on the east side of Lansing, MI. is creating and growing its first urban farm. The project was started by 2 MSU professors. With the help of residents and nearby community, it is taking shape and growing. Go to original post.
Tons of tomatoes, and over 70 different varieties are represented at this tomato fest. These farm fresh tomatoes have character, beauty, and yes, even charm. It was back in May. Or maybe it was June. I passed by a group of folks selling plants for a community fundraiser. It was a good cause and I […]
Beets are easy to grow. There are just a few key things you need to know to ensure success
For healthy tomato plants started from seed, it’s a good idea to pot them up after two sets of true leaves are established.
In Portland, Oregon, a small gathering celebrates the one year anniversary of the food garden just outside city hall.
Packets of seeds can quickly add up. Learn an easy way to organize them in this short video.