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Of the Community, By the Community, For the Community

New York based organisation, Harlem Grown, has been transforming lives by incorporating urban farming practices while engaging entire communities and schools in order to create sustainable change. The movement was influenced by factors such as the crisis of food insecurity and institutional disparities among communities though the organisation continues to achieve so much more.

In Montenegro Urban Agriculture Projects Are Blossoming During The Pandemic

Whether due to job losses or as a way to escape the dull reality of quarantine measures, or both, many citizens of Montenegro have started cultivating gardens, parks and any other available land during the COVID pandemic. Since this spring, new urban farmers in Bar...

One Individual’s Roadside Beautification Project Turned Into a Farm (Kerala, India)

The COVID pandemic has hit people hard around the world, not only in terms of health risks but also their most basic economic security and well-being. Some are using this as an opportunity to become self-sufficient by growing food for their own families or as...

Indian Schools Asked to Set up School Nutrition Gardens

Smt Sulochana Singhania School Thane (Mumbai) - organic farming
All schools in India have been asked to set up "school nutrition gardens" by the central government. The gardens will have to be managed by the students, with the help of staff and teachers. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), which governs the education...

Ikea Is Working On Urban Farming Products

Ikea wants to sell you more than furniture - it wants to sell sustainable living, and that includes what you need to grow your own food. Ikea is reported to be developing a new line of products with British industrial designer Tom Dixon, to be...

5 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow At Home

With over 90 per cent of the food imported, it is no secret that Singapore struggles to feed itself, relying on food producers from over 160 countries. While diversifying food sources helps alleviate some of these issues, it also creates an unsustainable reliance on ships,...

Uganda Schools Promote Urban Farming

Uganda's crowded capital Kampala offers little space to grow crops. But some schools in the city are promoting a new initiative - which helps students stay healthy and save money.

Local Physician in Maasin City Philippines Encourages Growing Own Food

Ron Finley’s saying, “Growing your own food is like printing your own money,” is related to what you can achieve if you will plant your own food through food gardening, Provincial Health Physician Dr. Noel Lumen disclosed. During the Nutrition Month Culmination activity in July,...

School Closes Canteen and Now the Children Choose Broccoli

Auckland primary school children are growing their own vegetables - and actually want to eat the fruits of their labour. Lincoln Heights Primary School in Massey closed its canteen late last year, and now students grow their own healthy food. The school garden had vegetables...

Solar-Powered School In Denmark Planned For Kids Grow Their Own Food

A secondary school in Denmark hopes to be more engaging with students with a solar-powered building that teaches them how to grow and cook food in the rooftop garden. Boasting a size of 105,690 square feet, this new school allows for up to 784 students...