Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.
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.
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.
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