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Newswise — Feb. 18, 2019 – Soil is all around us, in cities and rural areas. But some soil becomes contaminated. The Soil Science Society of America...

LOS ANGELES, CA – Pens and paper are the typical supplies for many high school students, but that is not the case at Arroyo High School in El Monte. Students...

Our ancient relatives, Homo heidelbergensis, were constructing shelters at least 400,000 years ago, and architectural innovation has been a defining feature...

One of Santa Clara’s biggest and most unique affordable housing projects in the pipeline promises to offer a blend of urban living and farm life. The...

What is interesting about this younger generation, who are stereotypically labeled as harsh critics of our current food production system, is that on...

Only the Northern line tube trains rumbling through tunnels overhead provide any clue that Growing Underground is not a standard farm. The rows of fennel,...

Plants use their roots to “listen in” on their neighbors, according to research that adds to evidence that plants have their own unique forms of communication. The...

Green walls, rooftop gardens, and urban farms are aiming to bring nature back into central Paris as the city looks to improve its air quality and create...

By the time Will Nash got to the Hart Community Homes (HCH) in Fullerton, California, he’d temporarily lived—and lost placement—in 19 foster and...

In Louisville’s Hazelwood neighborhood, where a third of the residents live in poverty, an urban farm has grown from the site of a former low-income...

Last November, I stood on the stage of the Meeting of the Minds Summit in Sacramento, sandwiched between a panel led by energetic Stockton Mayor Michael...

Help Ian WIN a $10,000 grant for Katie’s Krops! (SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST) “The Giving Garden was created when Ian learned there...

The City of Raleigh supports urban agriculture rhetorically in its Strategic Plan. The city has made ad hoc interventions, like providing resources for...

What was once a gloomy parking lot is now a green oasis in the middle of the German capital, Berlin. The “Prinzessinnengarten” (princesses’...

Not long into our conversation at his lab based in Lemoyne, I decide that William Padilla-Brown, of Elizabethtown, is one of the most fascinating people...

Growing Lots is a working farm tucked into an increasingly dense urban landscape. It used to occupy three sites in South Minneapolis where co-owners by...

Most people living in apartments are deprived of the luxury of owning a terrace or garden farm, where they can grow vegetables. Yet, many living in big...

The garden is one of the keys to solving the two greatest problems facing humankind, namely rapid species extinction and the effects of our changing climate. Gardens,...

A recent gathering of scientists on the upper west side of Manhattan enthused about a crucial element in the formation of the surrounding city. The substance...

Americans are gardening in record numbers but what are they most interested in this year? Here are highlights of the seven top 2019 trends in gardening: •...