Communities prioritize food and agriculture in urban and suburban neighborhoods formed around farming.
Supplement your diet—and save money in the process—by gleaning the wild and wonderful plants growing around your city.
Grow healthy food and make new friends in the process by starting a community garden.
Football (aka soccer) isn’t the only buzz in these nations—their urban farming movements are also growing strong.
Pay it forward with your harvest by growing food that you intend to give away.
Don’t give up on gardening just because it’s cold. Get your green-thumb fix by growing these fruits and vegetables inside.
After replacing their static front lawn with a living landscape, this Oregon couple realized becoming the talk of the town was a good thing.
Two British organizations make growing possible for landless gardeners.
Farmers’ markets aren’t an exclusive club only meant for rural farmers. Amp up your urban operation, and start selling what you grow at market.
The Fruit Tree Tour theater troupe teaches sustainability, organic eating and the importance of environmental responsibility to California students.
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Why I'm Getting Dirty: Backyard gardening gives me a vote on where my families food comes from and how far it travels to get there. A feeling of accomplishment and pride grow with every crop. The knowledge that each vegetable was grown naturally, without chemical fertilizer or pesticides reassures us that our food doesn't need time to prove its safety because it's grown the way that it always has been grown- naturally as part of a natural cycle. It is easier to relax after working a day in the garden, in the dirt and sun among the flowers and fruits blooming around us as a part of our environment.
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