Think one person can’t start a yardfarming movement? Think again. Seventeen-year-old Katie Stagliano has helped jumpstart 100 gardens in 33 states.
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!
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.
An interesting collaboration of a public radio, university garden experts, and volunteers transformed unused land into community gardens.
Alleycat Acres aims to “(re)connect people, place, and produce by transforming underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood-run farms.”
Incorporating environmental changes on a large scale provides a multitude of health benefits while combating the disastrous effects of climate change.
Urban farming is always a good idea, but it’s good to learn a bit about the site you are going to farm as well — in particular, the health of the soil.
Read about 10 cities that are taking gardening to a new level. Is yours on the list?
As more people move to cities, the urban agriculture movement is trying to keep up.
Turn your city into an urban farming oasis!
What is better way to fight poverty than using skills that you already have?
Check out this city farm that provides over 5,000 pounds of produce to its community each year.