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Beginner’s Veggie Guide

Here are some tips and techniques to get you started on your dream of growing your own food and herbs.

Reconnecting With The Land

What do green spaces mean to people living in cities? What happens when urban areas have no gardens, parks or even trees growing in neighbourhoods? Can individuals and communities do anything to make things better? Here are some answers from New York City.

A Homemaker’s Urban Farming Journey

In a world dependent on industrial farming, this urban farmer - homemaker shares how to simplify, grow local produce and become self-reliant.

Water + Fish = Vegetables

Could you create an ecosystem that could grow volumes of food while helping the planet?

Food Desert Turned Oasis

Bonton - one of the oldest African American communities in Dallas - that once faced racial inequities in education, health and employment, turns to a new chapter redefining the lives of its community members.

“30 by 30” – Singapore Government’s Goal Through Urban Farming

Rapid urbanization towards the end of the 20th century drastically reduced agricultural land in Singapore resulting in a heavy reliance on imports for its food needs. Read about how the government and its people turn adversities into opportunities.

Indonesian City-Dwellers Are Turning Into Farmers

During World War 1 and 2, for food security, countries encouraged their neighborhoods and schools to keep vegetable gardens. During the Covid-19 pandemic, self-quarantining Indonesians move towards normalizing urban farming.

Cultivation Amidst Urbanization in Seoul

South Korea makes great strides to promote urban farming given the proven ecological and socioeconomic benefits. Seoul government encourages its citizens leading to a significant rise in the number of farms across the city. The way things go, this growing trend is only going to continue.

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.

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...