Urban farming

Earthrise - Detroit's Urban Farming Revolution

Thursday, 11 June 2015

In the early 20th century the American city of Detroit was a booming industrial powerhouse and world leader in car manufacturing. But since the major car companies closed their factories, more than a million taxpayers have moved out of Detroit, leaving behind more than 100 square kilometres of vacant land, and nearly 40,000 abandoned houses.


Pay-it-forward planters

Monday, 10 November 2014

Think growing your own food requires a green thumb and a large backyard? Well, madeforward is about to prove you wrong.


Family chooks

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Erin Johnson reminisces about her valued family chickens in this heart-warming story.


The urban sprawl

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

As cities expand, more and more of our important land for growing food close to urban areas is falling to the wayside.


Home, home on the Grange

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

With farmland in proximity to cities becoming a real rarity, a group of young urban farmers took to a New York rooftop, to create a flourishing sky-high field for food.

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