Check out Pam Warhurst’s TED talk on how we can eat our landscapes. She is absolutely amazing and her energy is so infectious. Pam Warhurst is the Chair of the […]
Conventional aquaculture has rightly earned a reputation for producing low quality seafood at high environmental costs. According to the FAO, major environmental impacts of aquaculture range from changes in benthic […]
A Swedish social enterprise is building a 54m high vertical farm that can feed up to 300,000 people. Plantagon isn’t like other companies. In fact, they say that business as […]
Vancouver-based Alterrus Systems has begun building North America’s first VertiCrop urban farming system on the top level of a downtown Vancouver parking lot. Using hydroponic methods the system has the capacity to […]
This video is a collaboration between Willie Nelson, Coldplay and the fast food company chain Chipotle. CEO of Chipotle Steve Ells says, “We produced this film to help illustrate the choices people face […]
Every so often, the concept of organic comes under heavy fire. This time around the backlash was prompted by a study released by Stanford University which questions the nutritional value […]
From bee-keeping to community and school gardens, from aquaculture to rooftop farming, urban agriculture is becoming an essential element of food security, improving access to healthy, affordable food in a rapidly urbanizing world. It generates much-needed skills development and local employment while improving local environmental and community health.