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.
First Generation Farmers recently launched its Urban Edge Sustainable Farmers training program, demonstrating passion for supporting the next generation of farmers.
The Airfield Estate uses its century-old charitable heritage to inspire new change in the way visitors see food and the sources it comes from
According to urban farming specialist Myeasha Taylor, local urban farms can reduce he impact of the food system on the environment and produce more nutrient-dense crops, according to urban farming specialist Myeasha Taylor