The rural Midwest produces much of our nation's food supply, and yet small towns in the heartland and around America are increasingly and ironically becoming food deserts - places where citizens have little access to fresh, healthy foods.
Jan 25, 2011 Grist
A new project is seeking to create the first citywide, comprehensive urban agriculture plan for New York City.
Jan 24, 2011 Urban Omnibus
Officials in Jordan are moving closer to creating an ambitious project aimed at producing food, fresh water and energy in the Sahara Desert.
Jan 22, 2011 Gizmag
<em>Grist</em>'s food editor visits Detroit, where the lack of grocery stores has inspired a number of innovative, locally-grown food projects.
Sep 16, 2010 Grist
With her Foodprint project, Nicola Twilley wondered what one could learn about a city by looking at it through the lens of food. In this piece on <em>Urban Omnibus</em> she shares what she's learned.
Aug 19, 2010 Urban Omnibus
Urban agriculture is not a new idea. <em>Grist</em>'s Tom Philpott says the renewed interest in the idea should look for good ideas from its past.
Aug 10, 2010 Grist
The City of Baltimore has appointed a new "food czar" to look at food health and access issues in the city. In the broader senses, though, officials in the city look at this new position as a part of their sustainability planning.
Jul 3, 2010 Good
The city of Vancouver has announced a plan to dedicate $100,000 to fund neighborhood-based food security projects.
Jun 25, 2010 The Vancouver Sun
Artist Natalie Jeremijenko's farming pods could be perched atop skylines in the future as a sustainable method of rooftop farming. They will grow fruits and vegetables in hydroponic chambers, allowing sunlight through a clear plastic skin.
Jun 9, 2010 Fast Company
To survive, neighborhoods need to be commercially viable. A group called the Food Trust believes grocery stores are a good starting point for creating that economic climate.
May 20, 2010 The Atlantic