The SekuraGarden is a new kind of gardening system that makes it easy to create beautiful, multi-shelved hanging gardens in unused window space. Best of all, the system adjusts to fit most windows, install in just a few minutes, and does no damage in or around your window! The SekuraGarden uses specially designed support arms that adjust to fit most window trim....

“Underwater 3D farms could revolutionize food production, using previously untapped space to grow kelp, scallops and mussels.”  These types of farms could revolutionize our dinner plates once we begin to explore more edibles that grow in the ocean.   ...

In Dayton, Ohio there’s a new urban garden that has sprouted up. It belongs to the FoodBank of Dayton and serves fresh produce to around 130,000 people from numerous counties. “We want to bring more fresh produce, more fresh food to those who can’t afford to go to their closest grocery store which may be miles and miles away,” Lora Davenport, community...

The demand for locally-grown produce is on the rise, and a 2015 report found that the number of farms with direct sales to consumers increased by 17%.  Another grocery shopper trend survey found that 29% of shoppers want to purchase more of their food from local sources. “But some are asking the question: Is arugula that’s grown in a greenhouse in...

“Urban farming has become a growing trend in recent years and farm-centric communities are winning with buyers. Here, Redfin managing editor Natalie Schwab presents the ten cities across the nation that are best for urban farming, where consumers can grow herbs and small crops of vegetables on a rooftop, raise chickens in their backyard, or plant food in...

The future of urban farming may mean more than just growing food on rooftops throughout the city or on vacant land in neighborhoods.  In London, architects are dreaming up some neat futuristic farming ideas. The idea? Urban farming taking on the form of incredible, plant-filled skyscrapers. “Architects at London-based architecture firm Roger Stirk Harbour...

Meet Jennifer Lumpkin,  a volunteer teacher within the Baltimore Office of Sustainability. She has helped residents in the area learn how to make “the best, most sustainable use of property in the city, whether it’s their own back yard or land they’ve acquired through Baltimore’s popular Adopt-a-Lot program.” They hold classes inside...

“Urban dwellers are increasingly looking to grow their own, in any way, and space, possible, from window boxes to large-scale urban farming options such as Brooklyn Grange. Growing networks of community gardens and online resources suggest gardening media has grown well beyond glossy mags near the supermarket checkout. View Urban Organic Gardener on Instagram...

An abandoned and decaying home gets “one last hoorah” before being demolished. “And although the house will no longer stand, its materials will be recycled and repurposed, and the property turned into a beautiful farm. They hope that this project will inspire other people to take back land and buildings from the urban blight and turn the neighborhoods...

Colorado recently advanced a bill making it clear that rain barrels will now be legal under Colorado water law. “I think we have in front of us a product of good collaboration and open-mindedness,” said Sen. Michael Merrifield, a Colorado Springs Democrat and the bill’s main sponsor in the Senate, before the vote. Read the Entire Article at:...

A new homeless shelter in Atlanta is opening up positions for farming to it’s residents. They are growing on top of the shelter’s rooftop and raising crops like: “lettuce, collards, kale, chard and carrots”. Their whole idea behind the project was to grow enough to feed all of the residents “something green” daily. “It is...

On the South Lawn of the White House property, Michelle Obama helped kids plant lettuce and other crops including the same variety of lettuce that was grown on the International Space Station. During the last two terms, the first lady has been surprising kids in the classroom and helping them become more aquatinted with nutritious food.  The last time a kitchen...

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In Sugar Creek, Missouri, one family was given just a short 4 days to rip out their entire vegetable garden or hefty fines would be placed on them from the city. “What makes the situation even more unfair is the fact that the ordinance under which the city is fining Nathan Athans and his family was just passed on March 28, 2016. Because of that remarkably...

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