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World’s Largest Rooftop Urban Farm is Set to Open in Paris Next Year

Using a specialized “vertical farming” technique, the French garden will use very little water and absolutely no pesticides.
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Another Vacant Warehouse Turned into Organic Urban Farm

The Hamm’s Brewery in St. Paul, Minnesota closed in 1997, but now one of the vacant buildings is being renovated into an urban farm. A...
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Vast Urban Farm Grows Fish, Food In Old Chicago Meat Plant

On the third floor of an old meat-packing plant is a humid hothouse filled with rows of greens and sprouts, even exotic white strawberries....
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Urban Farmer Envisioning 5-Story Farm Named to Time’s Most Influential 100

It's hard to imagine a five-story farm in the middle of a city, but if Milwaukee urban farmer Will Allen is behind the idea,...
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Urban Farmer Sells Affordable Fruits and Veggies, Envisions Skyscraper Farms

When most people think of farms, they think flat, endless fields of corn or wheat in the heartland of America. Former professional basketball player...
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Cuba’s Urban Farming Program a Stunning Success

"Cuba's urban farming program has been a stunning, and surprising, success. The farms, many of them on tiny plots now supply much of Cuba's...
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Tiny Family Farm Thrives on 1/5 Acre in Heart of Suburban Neighborhood

In the Los Angeles community of Pasadena -- a suburban mix of nice restaurants and well-tended front lawns -- there is a home wedged...

Four Teens Ask For Summer Jobs On Farm To Avoid Joining Gang

Instead of spending their summers hanging around hooligans, these four middle schoolers decided to get a head start on their careers and apply for...

World’s Largest Vertical Farm Near NYC Uses 95% Less Water and No Pesticides

In the middle of America’s most urban metropolitan area, the world’s largest vertical farm is about to deliver its first harvest of sweet, leafy...

Farmer is Sweet on Bee Hives As Perfect Fence to Keep Elephants Safely Away

Biologists in Kenya have discovered a deliciously ingenious method of balancing the needs of farmers, bees, and marauding wildlife all at once. African elephants are...

Instead of Evicting City Farmers From His New Land, Owner Sows Amazing Goodwill

Even though they had been using land that didn’t belong to them, a handful of elderly urban farmers must have been cultivating a crop...

Wyoming Startup Builds 3-Story Vertical Farm to Employ People With Disabilities

Jackson, Wyoming, is an unlikely place for urban farming: At an altitude over a mile high, with snow lasting into May, the growing season...

An Algae Farm Designed To Suck Up Highway Pollution

A highway overpass might seem like an unlikely place to grow algae, but actually it's ideal: Car exhaust turns out to be the perfect...

A Farm Grows in Brooklyn—on the Roof

You've heard of rooftop gardens? Now there are rooftop farms, complete with chickens, starting to appear across the globe on sunny expanses of warehouse...
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Vertical Farms Sprouting All Over the World

Urban warehouses, derelict buildings and high-rises are the last places you'd expect to find the seeds of a green revolution. But from Singapore to...
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Fortune 500 Firm Teams With Carolina Nonprofit to Help Urban Families

Volunteers with Sow Much Good say their newly-constructed micro farm on land leased by Martin Marietta will help improve the health of families who...
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Actor Wendell Pierce Opens Grocery Stores in Urban Food Deserts

As a boy, Wendell Pierce dreamed of leaving his hometown one day for the world stage. Today, the veteran actor with global credits has...
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Eco-Village Prospers as Green Alternative to Urban Sprawl

An eco-village community in Palmetto, Georgia was founded on principles of farm-to-table cooking, & green building techniques. The high-tech eco-village...
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From Motown to Growtown: Urban Gardens Revitalize City and Feed Poor

A 2-Acre city lot in Detroit is now a thriving garden of fresh produce, thanks to Urban Farming. Taja Sevelle saw the hundreds of acres...

City to Offer Workshop on How to Raise Backyard Chickens

Ever wanted to learn how to raise your own backyard foul in an ethical and sustainable way? Well now is your chance.