Urban Agriculture

Successful Chicago urban agriculture projects on rooftop, in edible lawn, and at a school reviewed by resilience consultant Dave Hampton.
Jan 9, 2015   UrbDeZine
Urban Land surveys ten of the best recent examples of development projects that incorporate agricultural facilities—from New York to new Orleans.
Jan 6, 2015   Urban Land
FiveThirtyEight and ESPN recently produced a short documentary about the creators of Falling Fruit—a website that maps food sources in cities around the world.
Dec 17, 2014   FiveThirtyEight
A motion passed earlier this month calls for landowners to receive tax breaks for leasing vacant property for agriculture and farming.
Oct 23, 2014   The Los Angeles Times
Known for its density with nearly 20,000 people per square mile, Singapore is changing its food systems strategy to produce more food locally, and reduce food waste.
Aug 6, 2014   Fast Company Co.Exist
A hedge fund manager recently took it upon himself to bring 20 goats into Detroit as an experiment of urban agriculture. The city quickly shipped the herd off, but fans of goats wonder why these animals shouldn't have a place in the city.
Jun 22, 2014   NPR The Salt
Urban Times reports on several 'Agrihoods' maturing all over the United States.
May 22, 2014   Urban Times
Forget about golf courses and swimming pools, says Luke Runyon, developers are drawing in residents by integrating fully functioning farms into their new neighborhoods.
Dec 18, 2013   NPR
Community gardens and small-scale farms could soon start sprouting in California's cities thanks to a new law that allows municipalities to lower property taxes on small plots of land in exchange for at least five years of agricultural use.
Oct 6, 2013   Los Angeles Times
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Urban agriculture is a promising solution to a variety of ills afflicting our increasingly urbanizing planet. Milton Keynes, Britain's largest New Town of the 20th Century, is forging a path towards food sovereignty by growing its urban farms. Exclusive
Oct 4, 2013  By Christina Sgro
If an upscale mall in Shanghai is any indication, Prada and Gucci may have a new competitor to contend with: a storefront farm, complete with seasonal produce and a pig pen.
Sep 23, 2013   Inhabitat