Agrihoods: Futureproofing the Cities of America

The development and planning team behind Middlebrook Farm in Iowa explains how the master-planned community balances productive farmland with new community development.

July 28, 2020 - Jim  MacRae and Steve  Bruere

Desert Farm

An Agrihood Takes Root in Palm Springs

Developer Freehold Communities is planning a suburban farming community in California's Sonora Desert.

October 26, 2017 - Mercury News

$1 Billion Agrihood Approved Near Orlando, Florida

The agrihood development trend is gaining traction around the country. Orlando County commissioners approved the latest, large example.

October 4, 2016 - Orlando Business Journal


Building a Better Suburb

Suburbs are changing. Instead of "green lawns, sprawling backyards, and lots of parking for cars," now there are "agri-hoods."

August 24, 2015 - Huffington Post Canada

Where and How 'Agrihoods' Work

A post on the Lexington Streetsweeper blog examines the idea of Farming Community Subdivision, or "agrihood," and the plausibility of such a community being created in Central Kentucky.

March 6, 2015 - The Lexington Streetsweeper

'Agrihoods' Produce Food Locally, Cooperatively

Urban Times reports on several 'Agrihoods' maturing all over the United States.

May 22, 2014 - Urban Times

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