Urban Agriculture

Building School Gardens Across Argentina—Lessons from Huerta Niño Foundation

From maintaining the community’s motivation to financing projects, Huerta Niño Foundation shares lessons from building school gardens across Argentina for more than 20 years.

City Council Boosting Food Security in the Big Apple

A new report from the NYC Council spells out solutions to give all New Yorkers equal access to food.

Alternative Use of Food Scraps: Building Communities

Small scale composting helps build community, improve local soil, and save cities up to US$250,000 a year.

Urban Farm Grows Good Food and Good Mental Health

Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.

Unique Learning Laboratory is Giving City Kids the Opportunity to Explore Sustainable Agriculture

City Growers is creating unique and forward-thinking programs for youth across New York City to explore agriculture and sustainability.

Pashon Murray’s Detroit Dirt and Food Waste: A Solution for Industrial Problems

A city known for industry, Detroit is now rallying individuals and corporations around waste and dirt: Pashon Murray is leading the composting collaboration for the climate, economy, and future generation.

Eating Local Just Got Easier for Some North American Cities

Much of the time, food racks up quite a few miles on the foodometer before it reaches our plates. But Square Roots and Gordon Food Service are partnering to help bring locally-grown food to customers across North America year-round.

Private Compost Haulers are Emptying Landfills and Changing Minds – One Bucket at a Time

Using the market for good, private compost haulers are closing the waste cycle and educating cities along the way.

Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals Nurtures Community and Healthy Lifestyles

Over 1.5 million more Kenyans cook at home with the help of Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals. Pamellah Oduor founded this Facebook page to bring joy, love and community through food.

Together, Business and Food Will Nourish Communities

“Real food is food that we trust to nourish our bodies, food that we trust to nourish the farmer, and food that we trust to nourish the planet,” says Kimbal Musk on this week’s Food Talk.