Gardening is, for many, a passion to be indulged in on weeknights and weekends — a solace from the day-to-day work world. But for 11 schoolteachers this past week, gardening was something to study up on — with the goal of creating some lesson plans and passing their new knowledge on to their future students. The educators gathered outside Camas Ridge Elementary School in south Eugene to get their hands dirty in a bucket of worms, learn about soil erosion, and identify plants and animals ofte...
Rows of greens grow on the front yard of Gary Henderson's house. He's one of a handful of homeowners in Orlando, Fla., who've given up their lawn to Fleet Farming. Once "you realize that you can eat your lawn, I think it makes a whole lot of sense," Henderson says.
Those with cancer, dementia and mental health problems can benefit from gardening, according to health thinktank
Fun article on raising backyard ducks on page 18 of the current Take Root magazine. TAKE ROOT Magazine is a farm, food, and sustainable living magazine published quarterly by Duhn and Associates and is distributed in Oregon.
Chickens as therapy animals.
Urban Farming in Downtown Las Vegas
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The San Francisco Giants grow kale and tomatoes in their baseball stadium.
Australians Survived a 13-Year Drought by Going Low-Tech | Yahoo News / by Todd Woody (Takepart.com)
The urban agriculture movement hits D.C. driven by our hunger for vegetables — and meaning.
UO Urban Farm success.
Wicked cool. Boston's Fenway park is now home to an urban farm.
Carolyn Leadly outside greenhouse at Rising Pheasant Farms
In L.A., Now You Can Use City Land For A Free Vegetable Garden.
Lawns have taken over the American landscape. Food Not Lawns is an urban agriculture movement to motivate homeowners to tear up their lawns and replace them with food gardens. It's better for the Earth and for your health!
Urban Farming is Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
Brooklyn Grange - A New York Growing Season.
To save the planet, the United Nations calls for us to get rid of modern agriculture as we know it and adopt organic farms and a localized food system.
Urban farming helps feed the world.
Urban Agriculture in Tampa Bay.
Raising a couple turkeys in the backyard.
Urban Farming in Sacramento.
Green Roofs in Architecture.