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
Agricultural investors are buying up abandoned and empty land in Detroit -- making a big wager on the future of the city as a farm town.
Dec 30, 2009 Los Angeles Times
Three years into a statewide drought, California officials have taken drastic steps to reduce water use in cities and farms. <em>60 Minutes</em> looks at the drought and efforts to combat the water shortage.
Dec 29, 2009 CBS
Legislators in California are forming a special session to try to tackle the state's crippling water woes. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is hoping they can hammer out a deal within the week.
Oct 15, 2009 The New York Times
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
Growing populations and diminishing land will make feeding people a challenge in the near future. This piece from <em>Popular Science</em> looks at eight strategies to keep the world fed.
Aug 17, 2009 Popular Science
A small strip of land in Los Angeles is being used to grow vegetables for the cafe next door. But officials say the plot violates zoning rules.
Jul 31, 2009 Los Angeles Times
Water policies in Syria and Turkey are draining the Euphrates River dry, and neighboring Iraq is feeling all the hurt from it.
Jul 20, 2009 The New York Times
Organic farms are increasingly being included in site plans for new subdivisions. And homebuyers seem to like them.
Jul 2, 2009 The New York Times
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at the jurisdictional challenge of conserving water in the cross-state Ogallala Aquifer, one of the world's largest sources of freshwater and the backbone of the nation's farm economy.
May 20, 2009 Scientific American