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Growing Vegetables At The Airport

Rushing through a busy airport, you wouldn’t expect to see a lush green vegetable garden. But at Chicago’s O’Hare International, that’s exactly what you’ll find. In the airport’s rotunda, travelers can admire 26 vertical towers that house more than 1,000 plants and 44 varieties of...

Why We Should Be Urban Farming (Video)

In our recent history, we have removed the growing of food far away from the places where more than half of humanity today lives - the cities (UN statistics from 2014 show that 54 per cent of human population is now in urban areas). This...

Chicago: When Farm to Table Is Just A Few Blocks Away

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Urban farming alive and well at site of former Robert Taylor Homes. It's one of many lessons Rosenthal has learned in the two years she's been growing produce at Legends Farm, a training site for urban farmers through the Chicago Botanic Garden's Windy City Harvest...