Is cohousing a fancy name for hippie commune? Not at all. Read about the cooperation and sustainability moves that make these modern communities work.
by Jenise Aminoff
Bee Flys Into a Bar
Top bar beekeeping is taking flight as a low-maintenance, small-space beekeeping method.
by Cherie Langlois
Mix It Up
Seasonal crop rotation will make your garden grow right round, baby, right round, no matter the size of your garden plot.
by Jessica Walliser
On the Up and Up
When you can’t grow out, grow up with vertical farming. Trellisses, hanging pots and structures for climbing—all are creative ideas you can put to work in your urban garden.
by Lynda King
Like a pirate searching for treasure, use this map to dig a rowdy potato crop in containers or your backyard.
by Jessica Walliser
Crunchy sunflower sprouts and anti-oxidant-packed wheatgrass are two of literally hundreds of micro-greens you can grow indoors year-round.
by Barbara Berst Adams
Where Urban Meets Farm: Head of the Class
Elementary students across the nation are being told to play in the dirt. It turns out school gardens teach a lot more than how to grow a flower.
by Erik Knutzen
Out, Damn Critters!
Your urban farm isn’t big enough for you and the rodents and wildlife that are after your tasty chickens and produce. Critter-proof your place with these tips.
by Debbie Moors
Need more friends? Learn how to brew your own beer. It’s relatively uncomplicated, as you’ll learn in this article.
by Eve Adamson
Land of Milk and Convenience
Milk here! Get your milk here! ... Or get it delivered to your door by—who else?—the milkman. Learn why he’s making a comeback.
by Kris Sherer
Urban Farm Road Trip: Austin
Austin, Texas, is known for being “weird.” Some residents are working to set its reputation as being green, too.
by Stefani Austin
Blowing in the Wind
A commonly thought of alternative energy source, wind, is renewable for sure. But is it right for powering your urban farm?
by John D. Ivanko
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