Urban Agriculture

Growing Greener Cities Series Shares Research and Innovations in Urban Food Systems

The Landscapes for People, Food, and Nature Initiative highlights innovations and research that improve the relationship between urban areas and agriculture.

North Brooklyn Farms Opens to the Public

The newest addition to New York’s urban farming community opens to the public.

Food Hero: Dimitri Gatanas, Founder of Harlem’s Urban Garden Center

Community compost, refurbished pallets, and urban hens make for an out-of-the-ordinary garden center experience.

Food for 9 Billion: Multimedia partnership addresses challenges of feeding the world

Food for 9 Billion is a multimedia partnership that explores the challenges of feeding more than 9 billion people by 2050.

A Partnership with Food MythBusters

Food Tank is partnering with Food MythBusters to build an international food community through the power of information.

13 Books on the Food System That Could Save the Environment

Check out these 13 books that identify and explain the problems in the food system—and how to make changes in it.

40 Organizations That Are Shaking Up the Food System

These 40 organizations are doing invaluable work to change the way we eat, grow, cook, buy, and sell food.

The Five-Borough Farm Project: Expanding urban agriculture potential in NYC

The Five Borough Farm synthesizes urban agriculture research to create innovative metrics and a comprehensive strategy for expanding NYC’s capabilities.

CommonWealth Urban Farms Gives Old Space New Life

An Oklahoma City organization, CommonWealth Urban Farms is striving to make its hometown a more sustainable place through its initiatives in urban agriculture.

BCFN YES! 2012 Finalist Profile: Marina Bassani

BCFN YES! 2012 finalist, Marina Bassani’s Make eat! app allows modern users to connect to their environment and their agricultural roots.