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Farming Formerly Vacant Lots, Urban Ag Program Grows New Farmers and Fresh Produce for Food Deserts
An urban farming project is providing access to fresh food in food deserts in West Sacramento, CA, and educating people to become farmers in the process.
Urban Farming Institute Digs in to Build Healthier, Locally-based Food System
Through education, community engagement, and a growing land trust, the Urban Farming Institute of Boston is transforming the city’s local food system.
5 Things to Know About Growing in Urban Soils
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.
Former Pro Golfer Leaves Links to Pursue Promise of Greener Urban Farming Pastures
Going from professional gardening to urban farming is a great change!
Can Cities Feed Themselves? A Look at Urban Farming in 5 Major American Urban Centers
Urban agriculture is booming in cities across the country.
Small Farmers at the Forefront of Riverside’s Urban Agriculture
Turn your extra land into a yardfarming business! This Riverside, CA farmer did just that.
Seattle Tilth Plans Expansion of Rainier Beach Urban Farm
The local food and urban farming movements in Seattle are growing!
Indiana Youth Learning Center Turns to Farming for Education, Neighborhood Revitalization
Growing Minds Educational Services is now providing food to a food desert area in Fort Wayne, IN!
Soil in Urban Settings
Find out how a city’s history can affect your garden.
The Beginning Farmer’s Guide to Success
Find out how to start your very own full-time yardfarming business!
On a Mission to Green Our Nation’s Capitol: A Q&A With Rooftop Roots
Get creative with some rooftop gardening!