Urban agriculture
Urban agriculture is the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around a village, town, or city. Urban agriculture can also involve animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestr...
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Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
How To Avoid Giving Food Poisoning To Your Holiday Guests
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48 million people get food-borne illnesses every year. Out of those, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.
New French Law Passed: All New Rooftops Must Be Covered With Plants Or Solar Panels
Do you live in France? If you’re getting a new house, you might have to follow this incredible, sustainable law. A new law that was passed that mandates that new buildings in commercial lots need to ...
20 Great Ideas for Creative Gardening Using Containers You Never Thought of
Bored with standard clay or plastic planters you use for container gardening? If you are dreaming of breathing a little more life into your garden, just look to the old things you already have in your...
Designer Secrets for Over-The-Top Pots
As a professional container designer, I have a few customers who want the biggest and best containers on the block. They like the attention, and they love to report that people stop to gawk and someti...
Chicago's City Hall Has Rooftop Garden with 20,000 Plants
This beautiful rooftop garden brings a touch of nature to the top of the 11-story City Hall building in downtown Chicago. Placed directly amid the noisy chaos…
Organopónicos
Organopónicos are a system of urban organic gardens in Cuba. They often consist of low-level concrete walls filled with organic matter and soil, with lines of drip irrigation laid on the surface of th...
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Community gardening
A community garden is a single piece of land gardened collectively by a group of people.
Community gardens provide fresh produce and plants as well as satisfying labor, neighborhood improvement, s...
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Urban forestry
Urban forestry is the careful care and management of urban forests, i.e., tree populations in urban settings for the purpose of improving the urban environment. Urban forestry advocates the role of tr...
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Container garden
Container gardening is the practice of growing plants exclusively in containers instead of planting them in the ground. Pots, traditionally made of terracotta but now more commonly plastic, and windo...
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Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Intercultural Garden
Intercultural Gardens is a project of the German Association of International Gardens (Internationale Gärten e.V.), resident in Göttingen. The project has the goal to further intercultural competence ...
New French Law Passed: All New Rooftops Must Be Covered With Plants Or Solar Panels
Do you live in France? If you’re getting a new house, you might have to follow this incredible, sustainable law. A new law that was passed that mandates that new buildings in commercial lots need to ...
Peak oil
Peak oil, an event based on M. King Hubbert's theory, is the point in time when the maximum rate of extraction of petroleum is reached, after which the rate of production is expected to enter terminal...
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Urban forest
An urban forest is a forest or a collection of trees that grow within a city, town or a suburb. In a wider sense it may include any kind of woody plant vegetation growing in and around human settleme...
Urban forest - Wikipedia
The Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a US nonprofit organization that creates parks and protects land for people. Since its founding in 1972, the organization has completed more than 5,300 park and cons...
The Trust for Public Land - Wikipedia
Metropolitan agriculture
Metropolitan agriculture references a growing understanding of the complex relationship between cities and agriculture. As a concept, it can help serve as a linkage between issues as open and diverse ...
Guerrilla Gardeners
Guerrilla Gardeners is an Australian television show that was broadcast on Network Ten. The show takes its name and basic premise from the guerrilla gardening environmental movement. Premiering on 18 ...
Gorgie City Farm
Gorgie City Farm is a city farm in Gorgie, south-west Edinburgh. It was established in the late 1970s and officially opened in 1982. There is a café and animals include cows, sheep and goats. There is...
Gorgie City Farm - Wikipedia
Roof garden
A roof garden is a garden on the roof of a building. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings may provide food, temperature control, hydrological benefits, architectural enhancement, habitats o...
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Heeley City Farm
Heeley City Farm is a city farm in the district of Heeley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It is a community-based and led training, employment and youth enterprise.Heeley City Farm was founded i...
Heeley City Farm - Wikipedia
List of permaculture projects
A permaculture project is a deployment of permaculture practices on an ongoing basis.
Zimbabwe has 60 schools designed using permaculture, with a national team working within the schools' curricul...
List of permaculture projects - Wikipedia
Forest kindergarten
A forest kindergarten is a type of preschool education for children between the ages of three and six that is held almost exclusively outdoors. Whatever the weather, children are encouraged to play, e...
Forest kindergarten - Wikipedia
Vertical farming
Vertical farming is the practice of cultivating plant life within a skyscraper greenhouse or on vertically inclined surfaces. The modern idea of vertical farming uses techniques similar to glass house...
Isles, Inc.
Isles, Inc. Isles, Inc. is a self-help, urban green development organization in Trenton, New Jersey founded in 1981. Its mission is to foster self-reliant families in healthy, sustainable communities...
Lawrence Weston, Bristol
2°39′32″W / 51.502°N 2.659°W / 51.502; -2.659Lawrence Weston is a post war housing estate in north west Bristol between Henbury and Shirehampton.The estate is bounded in the e...
Lawrence Weston, Bristol - Wikipedia