Urban Agriculture

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.

Stephen Ritz on Urban Farming And Food Access in The Bronx

Stephen Ritz discuss how his organization is adapting to feed their community.

Farm-to-Table App Is Connecting Chefs, Eaters, and Farmers in Phoenix

Bites | Eat With Your Tribe is a mobile app connecting chefs, foodies, and urban farmers to create in-home, farm-to-table dining experiences.

16 Initiatives Changing Urban Agriculture Through Tech and Innovation

From high-tech indoor farming to mobile platforms connecting urban growers and consumers, Food Tank highlights 16 initiatives using tech and innovation to improve urban agriculture.

Empowering Refugees in Kenya Through Urban Farming

Urban farming can be a livelihood strategy for refugees and host communities living in the Kalobeyei Settlement in northern Kenya.

Block by Block: Florida Blue and Building Food Secure Communities in Florida

The Block by Block event for building food secure communities in Florida engaged leaders in the conversation of merging food and health and recognized twelve finalists in the Wellbeing Challenge for their efforts to fight food insecurity.

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.