Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn overlooks lower Manhattan’s famous skyline.

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn overlooks lower Manhattan’s famous skyline.

In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.  At the Jonathan Club downtown, not everyone took it well when an infrequently used paddle tennis court on a fifth-floor roof was sacrificed to gem lettuce, swiss chard and microgreens.  http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-beat-urban-farming-20141112-story.html

In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.

In urban farming, a different taste of L.A. At the Jonathan Club downtown, not everyone took it well when an infrequently used paddle tennis court on a fifth-floor roof was sacrificed to gem lettuce, swiss chard and microgreens. http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-beat-urban-farming-20141112-story.html

Do you have a small garden? Go urban farming or find a community that is active in urban farming. In several cities there are oppurtunities.

Do you have a small garden? Go urban farming or find a community that is active in urban farming. In several cities there are oppurtunities.

Value Farm, China, 2013 | By Thomas Chung    The project intersects issues of urban transformation, architecture and urban agriculture with an international cultural event, and explores the possibilities of urban farming in the city and how that can integrate with community-building. It forms part of the Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture 2013, within Ole Bouman’s Value Factory located at the Shekou Former Guangdong Glass Factory in Shenzhen.

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Value Farm, China, 2013 | By Thomas Chung The project intersects issues of urban transformation, architecture and urban agriculture with an international cultural event, and explores the possibilities of urban farming in the city and how that can integrate with community-building. It forms part of the Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture 2013, within Ole Bouman’s Value Factory located at the Shekou Former Guangdong Glass Factory in Shenzhen.

A Colorful Tour Of America’s Urban Farms

A Colorful Tour Of America’s Urban Farms

City farms are popping up left and right, in the middle of so much concrete. A new book takes you to some of the best and most exciting of the bunch.

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