GrowNYC’s FARMroots program offers a path to farm businesses for city dwellers from low-resource communities.
Tag: urban agriculture
This weekend, Just Food is partnering with the Tehuti Ma’at Community Garden for a community-based cookout and fundraiser.
Legislation to encourage farming within the five boroughs has been reintroduced, with more support than before.
Nigerian born Yemi Amu started Oko Farms in 2012 to help bring sustainable farming practices to New York City.
To the joy of tenants and local restaurant owners alike, Empress Green brings commercial farming to a residential building.
The proposed legislation provides an opportunity to clarify zoning language and to better address the needs of lower income communities.
The novel position hopes to connect urban farms with loans and other government credit and insurance typically reserved for rural operations.
Brooklyn Grange’s Anastasia Cole Plakias discusses urban ag with Vancouver-based pioneer Michael Ableman.
If Rooftop Reds were allowed to put “Brooklyn Bordeaux” on the label, they certainly would.
To bee or not to bee? For Nadia Johnson, who led Just Food’s successful campaign to legalize beekeeping in NYC, it was no question.
For this Friday’s Food Day, we’re honoring some of our local heroes. Who would you add to this list?
City Growers introduces New York City kids to the world of urban agriculture.