“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.
These 19 organizations apply the ethics of permaculture to educate communities about becoming more self-sustainable and food secure.
On Food Talk, Tony Hillery talks about how he started Harlem Grown after growing frustrated with the New York City school system: “I just got off the couch one day.”
The majority of the world’s population will live in urban areas in the next 30 years, making cities central to the future of food production. Urban farmers play a key role in the development of innovative agricultural methods.
Fred Haberman’s marketing agency and aquaponics farm have helped push organic into the mainstream, leading the way for a more transparent food system and, little-by-little, reducing our dependence on chemical agriculture.
Urban farmers are reclaiming empty lots, yards, abandoned parks, and even the patches of grass between sidewalks and roads in order to grow food — here’s why.
Gotham Greens is opening a 100,000 square feet hydroponic greenhouse early next year in Baltimore. Food Tank talked to CEO and co-founder, Viraj Puri, about the joys and challenges with Gotham Greens and its expansion.