Whether it’s setting up your own small window garden or joining a gardening effort in your community, you can be sure there is a way for city dwellers to become yardfarmers!
Two farms in Columbus, OH are increasing healthy food access for their local community.
Community gardens have the potential to transform neighborhoods, bring healthy food to areas, and connect people through educational, outdoor activity. Shareable has put together a photo essay from community gardens around the world.
You can use your yardfarm to help mitigate the effects of climate change. Read the article below to find out more.
Through education, community engagement, and a growing land trust, the Urban Farming Institute of Boston is transforming the city’s local food system.
The University of the District of Columbia is leading the charge to transform the food system in our nation’s capital.
Incorporating agroforestry into farming could be a major boon to carbon sequestration.
Have you noticed some of the plants in your yardfarm could use a little extra help? You can build DIY supports for peas, beans, cucumbers, melons (and more!) to keep them happy and healthy.
Soil depletion is a major global problem, but you can do your part to help. Home composting programs could provide incentives for families to keep food waste out of landfills.
Have you ever heard of trench composting? Think: composting without the bin.
Can compost be turned into a valuable business?
Editor’s Note – The following comes from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (www.ilsr.org), a national nonprofit organization working to strengthen local economies, and redirect waste into local recycling, composting, and reuse industries. It is reprinted here with permission. […]