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2015-03-19 23:03:09

Mark Winne, a national expert in community food policy and systems, will be the keynote speaker at the GrowRIVERSIDE conference in June.

2015-03-05 23:09:40

Global futurist and technological trend expert Jack Uldrich is confirmed to keynote the Indiana Farm Bureau on Friday, March 6th.

2015-02-26 12:20:37

IMPROVE ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES ARLINGTON, Va., Feb.

2015-01-23 12:22:09

ScottsMiracle-Gro and the U.S. Conference of Mayors Announce GRO1000 Garden and Green Space Grant Winners at Mayors' 83rd Winter Meeting WASHINGTON, Jan.

2015-01-19 12:25:18

PARIS, January 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the think tank momagri is forwarding to European policy and agricultural decision makers a proposal that seeks to give a

2015-01-06 23:05:58

UNLV students and industry professionals will compete in friendly competition Las Vegas, Nev.

2014-12-22 23:07:36

In one of the largest grassroots sustainable living events in the Southeast, Organic Growers School's Spring Conference draws over 2000 attendees from 18 states and Canada.


Latest Urban agriculture Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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