Sustainable Agriculture

In an essay for Grist, Tom Laskawy laments the departure of deputy secretary Kathleen Merrigan, the Obama administration's "most powerful supporter of local and organic foods," from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Mar 25, 2013   Grist
At the 18th Annual Congress for New Urbanists, Andres Duany announced 'Agrarian Urbanism' as his new planning emphasis. He believes that the success of New Urbanism has stultified its progress and reduced its potential.
Jun 15, 2010   Fast Company
Aquaponics offer urbanites a new way to farm sustainably in space- and resource-poor areas.
Feb 22, 2010   The New York Times
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
Crafted with a sort of evangelical "New Ruralism," the 166-acre Agritopia neighborhood east of Phoenix mixes gardens, pastures, orchards, restaurants, lush trails, and more with historically inspired homes designed to bring neighbors together.
Sep 24, 2009   Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
An overlooked native plant has a lot going for it as a biofuel, and wouldn't take away from food production.
Aug 21, 2008   Biofuels Digest