Urban Farming

Urban Farming
How cooking and eating in Peru's capital turned into paths for economic and social change.
Innovations in the U.S. capital region are changing food supply chains and bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to 'food deserts'.
Neal Peirce August 25, 2017
UCLG project relaunches by highlighting nearly 70 case studies from five continents.
David Hatch March 22, 2017
An innovative effort to keep a megacity's urban edge green.
Ignacio Amigo February 24, 2017
From hyper-local food production to city-wide urban developments, concrete examples of ways cities are taking action.
Athlyn Cathcart-Keays January 19, 2017

Verde Vertical has added greenery to more than 400 public spaces across the megacity, CCTV America reports. 

November 30, 2016

The city will provide soil and seeds to gardeners who are encouraged to grow vegetation wherever they can, Inhabitat reports. 

November 1, 2016

The inaugural Milan Pact Awards recognized eight cities on five continents for efforts to address inequity with access to nourishing food. 

October 25, 2016
Lessons from a series of simple interventions.
Christopher Swope October 19, 2016

The Venezuelan government encourages city dwellers to grow food and even created a Ministry of Urban Farming, NPR reports. 

February 22, 2016

Leaps in urban agriculture, water management and personal mobility are on the way, according to the World Economic Forum. 

November 5, 2015

Municipalities can stem obesity with policies that encourage healthy eating and fresh, local produce, the World Cancer Research Fund International says. 

October 30, 2015

An exhibit at Expo 2015 in Milan shows a new way to grow food in cities, From the Grapevine reports. 

August 18, 2015

An architectural firm hopes to nurture healthy living among Singapore’s seniors by encouraging them to grow produce in a vertical farm, according to Seedstock.

April 20, 2015

Samina Raja argues in The Conversation that U. S. cities could use more dedicated attention to food and nutrition. 

April 10, 2015

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust works with low-income communities to transform underused parcels into community gardens and recreation zones, according to Seedstock.

January 16, 2015

An estimated 80 percent of the world’s urban farms are in emerging nations, yet most governments don’t support this form of agriculture, National Public Radio reports.

November 20, 2014

The first community garden in Sin City sells or donates organic herbs and vegetables to youth groups and seniors and even raises chickens, Grist reports.

August 22, 2014
New e-commerce models for fresh food show that farming the world’s cities will require marketing savvy as much as skill at growing food in urban settings.
Flavie Halais August 21, 2014

Floating vertical greenhouses and tree-shaped skyscrapers are among the designs for the next generation of urban farms, according to Gizmag and Fast Company

August 15, 2014
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