Urban Farms, Community Gardens and Local Produce at Your Doorstep

So I’m setting off on a quest to find fresh and affordable food here in Vancouver and documenting my findings in a four-part series.

The ‘world’s first library farm’ is home to plush gardens and community innovations

What if your urban farm was in a central location? Perhaps your local library? The Cicero Branch of the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) in Upstate New York has explored precisely this question.

Green Haven Project is nurturing underserved communities one garden at a time

Three years ago, Jorge Palacios, David Roper and Josh Placeres came together with a shared vision to make a better world for communities of color in Miami. They wanted to create a space where Black and Brown families can access fresh produce and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle.

Madrid’s Community Gardens

In common with other critical social movements, the community gardens presented their demands under the umbrella of the right to the city, understood not as a legal claim, but as citizens’ right to intervene in the city, to build it and transform it.

Farming Brings Refugees Closer to Home Through Food and Community

Just outside of Chapel Hill, 32 ethnic Karen, Chin, and Burmese immigrant families are transforming the 5-acre nonprofit Transplanting Traditions Community Farm into a haven that reminds them of the war-torn homes and farms they were forced to flee.