Urban Agriculture

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.

10 Movies About the Food Movement Worth Watching

Here are 10 food documentaries worth watching to learn more about issues in the food system.

Five Innovative Solutions From “Food Desert” Activists

As access to healthy and affordable food becomes a more pressing public issue, governments, organizations and individuals implement new and varied solutions.

Changing the Way Chicago Produces Greens

Chicago-based company uses innovative farming methods to produce fresh, local greens while minimizing environmental impact.

10 Ways to Consume Food More Locally

Eating more local and seasonal foods can be easy, inexpensive and tasty! Here are 10 ways to eat more local food.

Earth Amplified Puts “Culture” Back in “Agriculture,” Empowering Urban Youth

Artists from the roots-rap-reggae band Earth Amplified bring music, food, health, and economic opportunity to food deserts in Oakland.

Food Hero Series: Tezozomoc, NRDC Growing Green Food Justice Leader

Food hero Tezozomoc, known for his work with the South Central Farmers, is an NRDC Growing Green winner of the Food Leader award.