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Indian Schools Asked to Set up School Nutrition Gardens

All schools in India have been asked to set up "school nutrition gardens" by the central government. The gardens will have to be managed...

Growing Food In A Suburban Garden Restores Vital Connection To Nature

All her life, Jane Griffiths knew that growing her own food made economic and environmental sense. "My mom grew up on a farm in East...

Goats, Pigs And Veggies Crop Up In Urban Tokyo

A lift takes you to the Otemachi Bokujyo ("Otemachi Farm") on the 13th floor of a gleaming skyscraper. You step out into natural light...

A Rapper Grows Plants, Peace and Self-Esteem In Colombia

Luis Fernando Alvarez looks more like a rapper than a farmer. "El AKA" as he is known in Medellin, Colombia's second-largest city, has brought...

Feeding the Future of Agriculture with Vertical Farming

Field farming requires labour, amenable weather conditions, adequate sunshine for photosynthesis, irrigation, and often pesticides to protect crops. Vertical farming, a term coined by Dickson...

The Urban Ecologist at Moonwater Farm, California

Kathleen Blakistone first became interested in gardening when her son was in third grade at McKinley Elementary School in Santa Monica. She joined a...

Indian Woman Sets An Example for Neighbours With Rooftop Farm

A woman named Pushpa Sahu is setting an example with her unconventional way of farming on her home’s rooftop in Raipur, India. Ms. Sahu...

Farmers in India’s First 100% Organic State Need Support

Sikkim was declared as India's first 100% organic state in 2016. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had praised the move towards traditional farming and urged other...

Exploring an Alternative Dairy Farming Model in New Zealand

Earlier the farmer owner could make an income without having to milk cows every day and the young farmer could make a good income...

Australia’s Karenni refugees cultivate community through Wollongong farming initiative

Developing small farms on unused land in urban areas could help alleviate chronic unemployment for refugees resettled in Australia. At Mangerton in Wollongong, Karenni refugees...