What can you do with an old crane factory? Turn it into a fish farm, and a hydroponic produce operation.
May 17, 2010 Wall Street Journal
The local food movement is growing in popularity, but a lack of related agricultural and processing infrastructure is holding back its spread.
Mar 31, 2010 The New York Times
An art group called Fallen Fruit promotes the idea of public fruit trees for general consumption by all. But on a trip to Madrid to plant trees, the government refused their intervention, saying that trees were architecture for the city, not food.
Mar 3, 2010 GOOD Magazine
Cityscape Farms has developed a new technique for farming fish along with vegetables in combined urban food systems that allows them to farm in developed areas.
Jan 29, 2010 Good
Local food and small farming are part of a growing food trend in the U.S. But, as Steph Larsen writes, the trend is going to need more infrastructure down the supply chain to sustain itself
Jan 7, 2010 Grist
Some local food activists are taking their movement to a whole new territory: urban hunting.
Nov 30, 2009 The New York Times
Global corporations like Frito Lay and Barnes and Noble are attempting to co-opt the word 'local' into their branding.
Oct 21, 2009 Utne Reader
The "go local" movement has proved so popular that it's become irresistible...for international mega-corporations.
Sep 24, 2009 Creators.com
Eating local is in vogue, as the environmental impacts of industrialized agriculture surface. But is eating local really the right response? One author says maybe not.
Sep 6, 2009 Forbes
The Portland, Oregon area is well known for preserving agricultural land separate from urban areas. In the new town of Damascus on the border of the growth boundary, landowners are seeking a way to mix the two.
Aug 11, 2009 The Oregonian