Today’s Solutions: June 18, 2024

Farmers' food market stall with variety of organic vegetable. Vendor serving and chating with customers.

Here’s how to dive into your local food scene

We all know that we should be eating local, yet it often falls to the bottom of the list—especially when we’re busy and on a budget. There’s more than meets the eye, though, with local food. It’s more nutrient-dense and tastes better, not to mention you’ll be supporting your local farmers Read More...

This startup is transforming f

This startup is transforming front lawns into neighborhood farms

American households use more than 7 billion gallons of water per day just to tend to their lawns. Some experts estimate that up to 50 percent of that water is wasted due to evaporation, wind, or runoff. But what if we could use those lawn spaces for something more meaningful, such as growing local Read More...

How urban farming is going bey

How urban farming is going beyond growing salads and herbs

A traditional farm can count on seven to eight harvests a year. Some urban farms, like the subterranean ones that lie deep beneath London’s streets, have about 60 harvests a year. This statistic alone shows why the urban farming projects sprouting up across the globe are not just a fad, but Read More...

"I can grown my own dinne

"I can grown my own dinner"

Lisa Taylor, author of Your Farm in The City: An Urban Dweller's Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals, says organic, local food never tasted better Babette Dunkelgrün | June 2011 Read More...