Beantown Farming: 10 Urban Agriculture Projects in Boston.
About a decade ago when school gardens starting popping up around the country, there was always the open question: how are these gardens teaching students? These gardens are located in schools, after all, a place for learning. Education Outside works on precisely this concern by turning school gardens into classrooms. And today, kids across San [...]
An urban farm in Manhattan.
A Garden in a Vacant Lot in Downtown Philadelphia.
Parkway Gardens in Los Angeles.
The Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm occupies about an acre atop the former Standard Motor Products building in Long Island City, Queens. In addition to organic produce, the farm offers breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.
Teaching math in the school garden.
Farm to Table in Boise. Not an urban farm but an urban serving farm.
The Science Barge greenhouse, floating on the Hudson River, grows an abundance of fresh produce with no carbon emissions, no pesticides, & no runoff. All of the energy it needs is generated by solar panels, wind turbines, & biofuels while the hydroponic greenhouse is irrigated solely by collected rainwater & purified river water, thus operating completely “off the grid.” It is the only fully functioning demonstration of renewable energy supporting sustainable food production in New York.
The Science Barge greenhouse is a prototype of sustainable urban farm floating on the Hudson River. The greenhouse grows an abundance of fresh produce including tomatoes, melons, greens, and lettuce with zero net carbon emissions, zero pesticides, and zero runoff.