Urban agriculture is sprouting up all over the world.
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Agriculture has been one of the key issues in the build up to the European referendum.
Italians can decouple food policy and food law because they have a rich culture.
From community and rooftop gardens to cultivating empty lots, urban farming has been going on as long as there have been cities.
Because of productivity gains in developed countries, agriculture prices dropped by some 60% in the period 1960-2000. As the productivity of the poorest farmers remained much the same, it is obvious that they have lost out. Their value of production, regardless if they eat it themselves or sell …
Incorporating a higher percentage of locally-produced food from small-scale farms into our lives is important in the way that shopping at local businesses is important: because it keeps money in the community and it diversifies our economy.
Why is it that so few people – and especially so few people in government – see food and cities as a match made in heaven?
For most of the year, Sierra Cascade Blueberry Farm seems to run itself naturally amid a diverse ecosystem of native insects, birds, and other wildlife.
How much would you pay for an antibiotic to save your life, or that of a close family member or friend, £10, £100, £1,000, £10,000, even more?
ProduceRun is a web-based service that allows farmers to “pre-sell” goods to local consumers via a crowdfunding-like platform.