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How Urban Farming Could Change Hawaii
For all its lushness, the state imports the vast majority of its food. Advocates like Hunter Heaivilin think they have the solution.
Urban farms continue to grow in Indianapolis - AgriNews
INDIANAPOLIS — Urban farming is not a new topic to
growers in Indianapolis, but it certainly is a growing trend. There are more
than 100 urban farms and
Could Washington, D.C., Become the American Capital of Urban Farming?
From the White House to the Washington Memorial, it's the famed symbols of American governments past and present that define Washington, D.C. Forget bureaucratic institutions and monuments to the paper pushers that have walked their halls—Mchezaji 'Che' Axum hopes to usurp these dominant images of the nation's capitol: He wants urban farms to come to mind when people think of the District of Columbia. “We’re still in the beginning stages of this food revolution,” says Axum, who leads the Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education at the University of the District of Columbia, one of the country’s only urban land-grant universities. 'A thousand people a month are moving into Washington, D.C. Many of these people are young professionals who are moving in and want healthy, sustainable, local food.
On the East End of Long Island, Embracing Local Wheat
East End farmers are bringing commercial grain production back to local agriculture.
Can scientists engineer drought-tolerant plants?
As the California drought enters its fourth year, scientists are trying to genetically engineer plants that survive on less water.
Seattle is now publicly shaming people for putting food in their trash bins
Too lazy to separate your trash? Too bad if you're living in Seattle.