Blog Posts - Urban Farming

5 Tricky Mistakes To Avoid When Growing Microgreens

Our free vertical farming newsletter gets you access to lessons and stories from the industry not shared on the blog. So quick, sign up! Even before you start reading! Growing microgreens is one of the best ways to make money on … Continue rea...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Dec 1, 2016

My City My Farm 2016

Hey look at this massive paddy field and vegetable farm in the shopping mall. We were at the My City My Farm 2016 at Tropicana City Mall few days ago. I just can’t believe it how they transformed the main atrium of the mall to a paddy field. I am g...
by Sunshine Kelly on Jun 3, 2016

Gelar Pangan Lokal 2015 FMIPA Universitas Indonesia

Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam Universitas Indonesia pada 20 November 2015 menggelar acara Gelar Pangan Lokal 2015 (Community Engangement Grants) bertema Global Karyaku, Lokal Panganku. Acara sehari itu berlangsung semarak dengan mengh...
by Agribisnis News on Nov 22, 2015

How to Get Urban Farming Grants

Looking for grants for urban farming? Read on, I think you’ll like what you’ll read. The United States government recently is more and more concern to encourage the production and consumption of local foods. In a rural area, this is not a...
by Start Grants on Jul 7, 2015

Bebeja Berkebun

BEBEJA BERKEBUN merupakan wujud totalitas untuk mendukung urban farming alias kegiatan bertani di perkotaan sesuai misi dan visi BEBEJA BERKEBUN untuk berperan aktif dalam berbagi pengetahuan dan wawasan dalam memajukan pertanian di Indone...
by Agribisnis News on Jun 10, 2015

Melongok Ruang Publik Terpadu Ramah Anak (RPTRA)

Semakin menyusutnya ruang bermain untuk anak-anak, terutama di ibukota mendapat perhatian serius dari Pemerintah Provinsi (Pemprov) DKI Jakarta. Sebab itu Pemprov DKI terus berupaya membangun Ruang Publik Terpadu Ramah Anak (RPTRA) di berbagai lokas...
by Agribisnis News on Jun 5, 2015

How Vertical Farming Would Work In DC

The Urban Vertical Project is getting around. Check out this guest post published on Rooting DC and learn about the latest and greatest in vertical farming here!  How Vertical Farming Would Work in DC By: Evan Bromfield, Founder at the Urban Vertica...
by Pro Vertical Farm on May 6, 2015

How to get tax money back: urban farming in DC and Baltimore

Exclusive vertical farming content delivered straight to you? Sign up here. Baltimore joins Washington, DC in providing large tax breaks, and even land, for urban farmers. Learn what those tax breaks are and how to get them.   Baltimore joins W...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Apr 30, 2015

Must-Attend Food Tech Events: Spring/Summer 2015 Edition

Our top food tech event picks for Spring and Summer 2015, including conferences, panels, Meetups and much more. The post Must-Attend Food Tech Events: Spring/Summer 2015 Edition appeared first on Food + Tech Connect.
by Food+Tech Connect on Apr 23, 2015

Redefining the Value Meal, Using Distribution Infrastructure to Make Sustainable Food Mainstream + More

Our weekly roundup of the juiciest food tech startup innovation stories and news. The post Redefining the Value Meal, Using Distribution Infrastructure to Make Sustainable Food Mainstream + More appeared first on Food + Tech Connect.
by Food+Tech Connect on Apr 20, 2015

My Balcony Garden, Gone But Not Forgotten

Here in Germany is winter, but in my area is not yet snowing. I miss my lovely garten. I miss my beautiful flowers and plants. Yes my lovely garden is “Gone, But Not Forgotten“.  That’s also theme Weekly photo challenge this week. ...
by Pursuing My Dreams on Dec 5, 2014

SHARE THE LAND: Garden sharing transforms urban lawns

Local, organic food might be the most environmentally sustainable option in terms of feeding the planet, but for many people it means either paying more […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulw...
by The Mindful Word on Jul 20, 2014

Selling Wild Foods, Farm Markets and Self Sufficiency Resources

  Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…   ISSN 2161-5543 Gardening requires lots of water — most of it in the form of perspiration. ~Lou Erickson   Finding & Sel...
by Urban Survival Resources on Apr 2, 2014

Help dogs in Detroit get a Thanksgiving Dinner!

Until December 24, the "likes" The Da Vinci Foundation gets on this Facebook post equal an Iams Woof Delights dinner for a homeless dog in Detroit. I'm actually a little unclear whether you have to "like" the bulldog picture specifically, or just li...
by The Elka Almanac on Nov 10, 2013

12 Truths about Backyard Chickens.

They're sweet. They're fluffy. Their little “peeps” will quickly steal your heart. Honestly, how can you not become enamored with cutie-patootie little chicks, especially when they will ultimately provide fresh eggs for frittatas?Two years ago, w...
by Growing Green(er) Days on Sep 17, 2013

Sole Food opens largest city farm in Vancouver

City farming is rapidly becoming a popular phenomenon. In Vancouver, Sole Food has opened its fourth urban farm: an orchard with 500 fruit trees in 800 large tubs on a piece of abandoned land that used to be a gas station. Together the urban farms of...
by Green Entrepreneurship on Sep 15, 2013

Meet a Food Lover: Erin from She Cooks She Gardens

Erin from local blog She Cooks She Gardens shares her tips for growing herbs, vegetables and fruits at home...
by The Hungry Australian on Jul 27, 2013

Eco-tourism in Montreal: rooftop farms

| Urban Fruits & Veggies | Over the past three decades, the metropolitan community of Montreal has lost more than 30,000 hectares of farmland, according to the Coalition pour la protection du territoire agricole. That’s more than...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jun 26, 2013

Der Kirchentag – persönliche Nachgedanken von Benny

Nun ist er also um, der Kirchentag. Und nachdem ich gestern erst mal Erholung brauchte (ich hab mich in Hamburg ziemlich übel erkältet), wollte ich noch ein paar Gedankenanstöße festhalten, die ich vom Kirchentag mitgenommen habe. Das vielleicht...
by Die Nacht ist vorgedrungen on May 7, 2013

Trend Colours SS13: Siennas & Beiges

In the usual pastel palette of spring, I find sienna especially interesting this year! Shades ranging from rusty burnt-orange to warm taupe (left; via the very useful site who what wear) here together with a lovely sienna-ish wall, right, from the fr...
by Trendey on Apr 13, 2013

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