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Urban Farming Initiative in Toronto Turns Vacant Spaces Into Growing Places
Green Lifestyle  (tags: toronto, urban farming, vacant spaces, growing places, coolstuff, environment, green, greenliving, greenproducts )

- 1167 days ago -
Vacant lots all around Toronto are eyesores in their communities âEUR" or just magnets for trash âEUR" but one local group is working to transform those empty spaces into something productive and green.
Why a Denver Suburb Has Gone All-In for Farming - CityLab
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Wheat Ridge, Colorado, urban farming, urban homesteading, goats, city gardening, urban life )

- 1640 days ago -
Want to start an urban farm without permitting hassles? Dreaming of dwarf goats in your yard? Move to Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
Urban Youth Farm Rocks the Dirt
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban farming, Sustainabililty, sustainable, environment )

- 1710 days ago -
Meet the crew of Marion-Polk Food Share's Youth Farm. A group of high school students running an organic farm in Salem, Oregon.
Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco's Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: vacant lots, tax break, urban farming, Housing, San Francisco )

- 1769 days ago -
Nationally, too, interest in urban farming is on the upswing, and many states have passed laws to promote city farms
Get That Life: How I Became An Urban Farmer and Artist
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban farming, Detroit, artists )

- 1779 days ago -
Kate Daughdrill and her neighbors turned their block into an urban farm. Now she eats what she grows and creates art with a green thumb influence.
Chicago Announces Nation's Largest Urban Farm Project in City's Poorest Area
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Chicago, indoor farm, Urban Farm, Urban Farming, urban farms, vertical farm )

- 2409 days ago -
The long-range plan aims to turn the vacant lots into a thriving community built around local produce.
Garden Wizard Turns Urban Areas Into Edible Landscapes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: edible landscape, home and garden, Seattle, urban farming )

- 2475 days ago -
Michael Seliga is a landscaper on a mission. He wants people to think differently about the urban outdoors. His message is simple - "Eat your yard."
Urban Farming Takes Root In Brazil's Favelas
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenproducts, green, food, garden, Brazil, urban farming, self-efficiency, Favelas, women, their own, environment, children, health, nutrition )

- 2629 days ago -
Women of one of the poorest neighborhood of this city 40km north of Lio de Janeiro no longer have to spend money on vegetables, because they have learned to grow their own, as organic urban gardening takes off in Brazil.
Tell Berkeley: Let Backyard Gardeners Sell Their Fruits and Veggies - Sign the Petition | Change.Org | Sustainable Food | Everyo
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, food, garden, Farmer's Markets, urban farming, local food production, urban planning, healthy, business, organic )

- 3131 days ago -
Tell Berkeley's Planning &Development Dept to help local food movement grow & thrive. Berkeley is seen as one of the most progressive, food-focused cities in US. If Berkeley supports urban gardeners, other towns might too, allowing more local/urban farms
Healthy Soil for Urban and Suburban Farmers and Gardeners
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, nutrition, garden, toxic soil, health, urban farming, locavores, garden, greenliving, organic )

- 3234 days ago -
Urban gardening has a dark side -- toxic soil. A reader wants to know whether cosmopolitan dirt is safe for growing food. Is there lead in that urban farm salad? Ask Umbra investigates and gives some soil savvy tips for urban and suburban-dwellers with gr
Urban Farming Is Catching on in New Orleans
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban farming, Sustainabililty, gardening, organic, good news )

- 3260 days ago -
Hundreds of New Orleans residents are growing their own produce, keeping backyard chickens, & even experimenting with other livestock in a city whose laissez-faire regulatory environment and long hours of sunshine make ideal conditions...
The Bold New Faces of Urban Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban farming, innovative progrms )

- 3345 days ago -
It's not just kids and dirt. From indoor fish farms to business training for refugees, a slide show of 11 pioneers
Urban Farming, a Bit Closer to the Sun / Highlighting Rooftop Gardens From SF to NYC!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: rooftop gardens, urban farming, Bay Localize, San Francisco, NYC, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities )

- 3679 days ago -
City dwellers have long cultivated pots of tomatoes on top of their buildings. But farming in the sky is a fairly recent development in the green roof movement, in which owners have been encouraged to replace blacktop with plants, often just carpets of su
New Yorkers Try Urban Composting / A New Can of Worms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban farming, gardening, New York, worms, compost, composting revolution, Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Tra )

- 3797 days ago -
Food accounts for about 13 percent of the nation's trash -- it is the third largest component after paper and yard trimmings -- and about 16 percent of New York's. "There's a growing awareness of its value," said Elizabeth Royte. "We had a recycling revolut

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