“John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to a viewers home to share with you how she is growing food at her Condominium. You will discover how you can grow a lot of food in a small amount of space by using raised beds, containers, pallet garden, wine barrels, greenhouses and much more. You will also learn you can make compost or...

  “Over the last 16 years, Peterson has helped Arizonans plant more than 15,000 citrus, apple, fig and other varieties of trees in mostly urban areas throughout the state and educated thousands about urban farming through in-person classes and webinars via his Urban Farm U. Topics include growing food, raising animals for milk and eggs, jump-starting...

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In Ohio, the Master Gardener program produced more than 23 tons of fresh produce which was donated to local food banks.  The program is called “GROW Ohio — Feed the Hungry.” “In total, 46,198 pounds of food were gathered by the Master Gardeners in 14 counties, according to Denise Johnson, program manager for the Ohio Master Gardener Program.” According...

Collect heritage seeds and GROW A GARDEN, ALL-Year-ROUND! Join the club that delivers you garden seeds at just the right time of the year to plant them – hand selected based on your garden specs. Start by telling us a little bit about your garden, preferences, and location. Then, each month we’ll send you a curated collection of heritage garden seeds. Now...

“Living with the Land (originally Listen to the Land) is a log flume tour ride located within The Land pavilion which is part of Epcot theme park in Walt Disney World Resort at Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It is a slow-moving boat ride, which is part dark ride and part greenhouse tour. The focus of the ride is on agriculture, especially new technology to make...

“Children are not only allowed to interact with animals, but are also encouraged to take care of them by preparing their food or directly feeding them. Staff teach children how to further care for the livestock and the economics and management of farming such as balancing a farm budget and making financial decisions. An on-site veterinarian makes sure all...

A Super Guide for Beginning Gardeners: Infographic helps take the mystery out of planting your first home garden. It even contains information that can be useful to more experienced gardeners. It is part of a growing body of information from Gardener Corner, and contains ideas and practical tips for that first garden. The term “Victory Garden” originated in World...

In a 40-foot-long container they’re growing about 1,000 heads of lettuce in a single week! “Eating fresh produce is a different experience most people on Long Island don’t get to experience.” Vegetables are grown using LED lighting in a controlled climate with no GMO or pesticides used. About 80 percent less water is used in these spaces since...

“This documentary showcases the people behind the urban farms that have been mushrooming amidst the glass and steel towers of Singapore’s central district. The film follows the trials and tribulations of Comcrop’s Allan Lim and his vertical faming venture, as well as the challenges and triumphs of social entrepreneur Bjorn Low and his bespoke farm-to-table...

“Urban homesteaders Chanowk and Judith Yisrael, along with their nine children, have converted their yard and a neighboring lot into a half-acre farm consisting of a chicken coop, a small orchard producing everything from plums to goji berries, and gardens bursting with crops like Ethiopian kale, Swiss chard and collard greens. They’ve also taught themselves...

“In this episode, you will get a tour of the front yard and back yard of this residential tract home lot. You will discover what is growing and John will share his tips and tricks along the way. You will learn how you can improve how you are growing in raised beds to grow more food in less space. You will also discover the secret to composting in a 3 bin pallet...

Photo by Nathalie Priem Photography – Discover traditional landscape design inspiration 10. Lush backyard getaway. This leafy retreat in the Pimlico neighborhood of London feels hidden, thanks to a slatted screen at the back of the garden and mature trees, vines and shrubbery on either side. Bamboo, grown in brick planters toward the back, offers a quick-growing...

A video survey of urban agriculture and community gardening in Atlanta. This story was featured on “This is Atlanta with Alicia Steele,” a Telly Award-winning and Emmy-nominated magazine show on PBA, Atlanta’s PBS Station. View more from “This is Atlanta” at http://www.pba.org/atlanta. ...

“The garden was beautiful,” Finley said teary eyed, “and then someone complained.”  The city threatened him to remove the garden and put out a warrant for his arrest. The LA Times picked up the story, which prompted a petition, which prompted the city to change its zoning laws. The garden grew and thrived. In 2011, the owner of the property on which...

Alleycat Acres reconnects people, place, and produce by transforming underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood-run farms. ...

“In the vibrant city of New Orleans, Mr. Okra is a man like no other. For the last 50 years, Arthur Robinson, aka Mr. Okra, has been delivering fresh produce in the back of his pickup truck to his community. It’s enough to make him quite the celebrity in his little pocket of the world.” ...

“If we want to help make urban farms viable we must discourage lawns, mandate composting, bring back home-ec, and treat farmland like it’s valuable—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.” What we could be doing is: -Invest in Training Urban Farmers -Bring Back Ag Education and “Home Economics” -Make Land Available to Farmers -Invest in...

Bees are losing their habitats in rural areas and moving to cities and urban areas. “Industrial agriculture has promoted the development of monocultures, a practice where farmers plant one crop over a large area.” “That’s not particularly welcoming for wild bees—especially the many species that are specialist. The squash bee, for example,...

The “Nursery Fields Forever”, a part farm and part school offers three approaches to learning: learning from nature, learning from technique, and learning from practice. “We think that kids should enjoy nature,” said Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta to Fast Company. “So we designed this strange school: No classrooms, but open spaces where vegetables grow inside...

DEADLINE! To receive a shipment for JANUARY you MUST join before 1/04/17 at 11:59pm PST. When you join the UOG Seed & Garden Club, you are joining a community dedicated to helping you grow organic food all-year-round.  Each month you will receive a fully customized collection of totally raw un-treated GMO-FREE Heirloom seeds and garden supplies. Everything...