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Tech-Savvy Kenyan Youth Head Back To The Farm

When Francis Njoroge graduated with an engineering degree in Nairobi, he expected to earn a six-figure salary. Instead he found himself working as an...

In Berlin, Cultivating A Taste For Plants

On the Moritzplatz, in the popular district of Kreuzberg in Berlin, a colourful crowd drops its bicycles and rushes inside the Prinzessingartenfor an exchange...

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...

South African Inventor Profits From Exciting New Market

South African Claire Reid has most recently won the title of Agripreneur of the Year at the global competition, Future Agro Challenge. She is the...

Young Americans are Leaving Desk Jobs to Farm

Two years ago, the 32-year-old Liz Whitehurst - who graduated from a liberal arts college and grew up in the Chicago suburbs - abandoned...

Africa Needs Its Version Of Vertical Farms To Feed Growing Cities

Vertical farms use high tech lighting and climate controlled buildings to grow crops like leafy greens or herbs indoors while using less water and...

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...

The Man Who Saved The Lives of 4 Million Farmers

"In our country people think farmers are from another planet; the way farmers are discussed, as if farmers are not like other human beings,"...

New regulations for greenhouse growers to produce safe food

As the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act are finalized, greenhouse growers will be required to ensure the edible crops they produce are...