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Urban Farm Blogs

  • Chicken Quarters, Rachel Hurd Anger

    Chicken Quarters

    by Rachel Hurd Anger

    Metropolitan living often means big dreams are short on space. On a small lot in Louisville, Ky., writer Rachel Hurd Anger is raising chickens, a rescue dog, two cats, and a family. Tales of her self-sustaining great-grandmothers awakened her inner chicken farmer, and now, her small flock charms her small space, as only they can do. Go now »

  • Judith Hausman, The Hungry Locavore

    The Hungry Locavore

    by Judith Hausman

    As a long-time freelance food writer, Judith Hausman has written about every aspect of food, but local producers and artisanal traditions remain closest to her heart. Eating close to home takes this seasonal eater through a journey of delights and dilemmas, one tiny deck garden, farmers’ market discovery and easy-as-pie recipe at a time. She writes from a still-bucolic but ever-more-suburban town in the New York City 'burbs. Go now »

  • Digging Italy by Rick Gush

    Rick's Favorite Crops

    by Rick Gush

    Rick Gush has long been a staunch organic gardener. While a student at the University of California at Davis he worked at local tomato and sugar beet farms and continued in the agricultural and horticultural industries for many years. A career move in the 1990s led him to design computer games, but no matter how much of a techie he’s become, gardening and farming remain his principal passions. Go now »

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  • Flip Flop Farm

    Location: Cincinnati, OH

    Day Job: writer

    Why I'm Getting Dirty: for the love of the earth, her fruits and her creatures. The urban agriculture movement is perhaps the one movement that will have the greatest impact on restoring our connection to the earth.

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