Urban Agriculture

Tech Startup iFarm Raises US$4 Million to Expand Do-It-Yourself Urban Farms

Automated farming systems enable customers to start farms with little to no knowledge of agriculture.

Designing Spaces to Empower Consumers

DynamikSpace aims to teach the Seattle community about the food system by using designs featuring indoor agriculture and technology.

Chicago Grant Program Funds Farmers of Color

The Fresh Food from Farmers of Color Fund is a new grant program that funds farmers of color seeking to support their communities with locally-grown food.

Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

Building Community and Sustainable Food Systems in Bayview, CA

A new urban farm in Bayview-Hunters Point is working with the community to address food security and climate change.

20 Teachers and Educators Building a Stronger Food System

Through nutrition and garden education, teachers are building a stronger food system.

Home Gardening Promotes Mental Health during COVID-19

Vegetable gardening takes center stage during the pandemic, nurturing the emotional wellbeing of an increasing number of home gardeners

New on the Podcast: Rowen White Talks Indigenous Seed Sovereignty, and Viraj Puri Says Urban Greenhouses Can Transform Produce

On Food Talk Live: Rowen White, the director of Sierra Seeds and an Indigenous seed sovereignty advocate, describes the benefits of good seed stewardship. Later, Dani is joined by Gotham Greens CEO Viraj Puri to talk about how to make urban agriculture profitable, sustainable, and community-oriented.

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.

New on the Podcast: Rose Hayden-Smith on the Recent Rise in Home Gardening

Emeritus Advisor Rose Hayden-Smith on crisis gardening in the U.S.