Online tools designed to connect local farmers with consumers are helping sustain the local food and urban agriculture movements.
Sep 16, 2010 Next American City
Gene Fredericks wants to turn empty big box stores into hydroponic and aquaponic growing centers using the latest technologies.
Sep 2, 2010 Grist
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture says that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of farmers markets in the United States, with a 214% increase since 2000.
Aug 9, 2010 Grist
Patrick Martins, CEO of a sustainable meat company, says that Americans should embrace slaughterhouses in their cities.
Jun 18, 2010 Grist
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