Detroit may offer a brighter future not only for itself but also for the state, and country too.
I wanted to get a close look at food production within the city limits. Urban- and community-based farming is growing in popularity at an exceptional rate. Excerpt 6.
As people flock to their local farmers market and discover the taste and freshness of locally grown fresh food, many decide that to do urban farming.
An ordinance to make it easier to raise food producing animals (FPAs) in the city of Denver is under consideration.
February 11, 2011 The TED talks have garnered a following and popularity throughout the world – many folks like to listen to passionate thinkers and doers who are on the cutting edge in their field, whether it be design, science, technology, global issues…they are “riveting talks by remarkable people.” These talks have inspired other communities […]
December 30, 2010 Dr. Vandana Shiva attended this year’s Velo-City 2010 Conference, held in Denmark last June. Outside, amidst bicycles, people, and sunshine, she answered questions posed by Sustainable Cities ™ about qualities, most promising initiatives, and challenges facing cities to be more sustainable. “I think urban gardens are very, very exciting. Even a few […]
The city of Portland purchased Zenger Farm in 1994. it was in alignment with the dream and intention of Ulrich Zenger Jr. that the land be preserved as a farm.
October 06, 2010 An energy has been growing in Detroit lately – much of it around growing food. Spaces that were once burned out buildings and lots that nature has taken over are being renewed by individuals who are ready to reclaim their community. In this music video, you will get a glimpse of the […]
part 2 – After harvesting the seeds, how do you save them for the next year?
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 know-how to do it for themselves.