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2015-04-22 12:25:12

NEW ORLEANS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What better way to celebrate Earth Day than offering free training in sustainable growing techniques? That's what Recirculating Farms Coalition

2015-04-21 23:03:02

Latest Advancements in Local Food Systems, Sustainable Urban Farming and Municipal Planning to be Examined During 3-Day Event Riverside, CA (PRWEB) April 21,

2015-04-17 16:24:47

New Legislation is Needed to Provide 100 Million More Meals to Charities CHICAGO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America leads the nation in recovering food from

2015-04-14 08:32:38

Child Food Insecurity Exists In America's Most Affluent Communities CHICAGO, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding

2015-04-07 08:32:12

UNION SPRINGS, Ala., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonnie Plants marks the beginning of gardening season today with the launch of their iOS app, HOMEGROWN with Bonnie Plants.

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.


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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