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Urban Farming

While widespread urban farming remains pipe dream in the United States, dwindling arable land and a mass shift to cities might make it a necessity in China.
Mar 31, 2015   designboom
Hipsters and yuppies are the only people doing urban gardening, right? Grist says no, and gives examples of diversity in Denver throughout the community gardens there.
Jun 8, 2010   Grist
The move towards growing produce locally in urban areas is not just a U.S. phenomenon, says CNN. China, Japan and Cuba have had agriculture in cities for decades.
Apr 19, 2010   CNN
In the Bronx, Brooklyn, and even the Upper East Side, rooftop farming is making inroads. The City Greens profiles a handful of these urban pioneers.
Mar 19, 2010   The City Greens
A group of San Francisco farmers are turning a former freeway into a productive urban farm.
Feb 9, 2010   Streetsblog San Francisco
Detroit revitalizes urban farming to replace dying industry.
Feb 6, 2010   Chicago Tribune
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
An online publisher set out to show that urban farming could be profitable. In her fourth year, she brought in $68k from her half-acre plot in Philadelphia.
Aug 25, 2009   Governing Magazine
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
<em>The New York Times Magazine</em> profiles Will Allen, the urban farmer from Wisconsin who recently received the MacArthur Foundation's "genius" grant for his work in agriculture.
Jul 6, 2009   The New York Times
<em>Miller-McCune</em> talks with vertical farming innovator Dickson Despommier about why his idea is the future of food for cities and how it can go from blueprint to reality.
May 21, 2009   Miller-McCune