"Ways to Reuse Vacant Lots" in today's New York... →
UN REPORT: SMALL-SCALE FARMING CAN DOUBLE WORLD... →
chewingovertheissues: From an article on Slashfood. The United Nations released a whopper of a report today. In the midst of soaring global food and oil prices, the agency let loose a public stunner: World hunger and climate change cannot be solved with industrial farming. So much for seed-giant Pioneer Hi-Bred’s “We Feed The World” slogan. Yowch. The U.N. study makes it clear —...
Livable Streets Alliance →
A New Generation of Farmers in the New York Times →
Meeting on the Renovation of Kelleher Rose Garden...
Emerald Necklace Conservancy will hold a public meeting to review conceptual design for renovation of Kelleher Rose Garden Fountain Wednesday, March 30th, 6-7pm Emerald Necklace Conservancy, 125 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 Please join us to review the conceptual design for the renovation of the Kelleher Rose Garden Fountain. Designed in 1931 by Arthur Shurcliff, the fountain has...
New York Times DIY Cooking Handbook →
No Face, but Plants Like Life Too →
In Search of a Sister Urban Garden
The Fenway Victory Gardens is starting to think about seeking out a sister urban community garden. We are looking for ideas as to how to find a good match, and where to look. Should we start local? Should we find another American city, or look abroad? What do you think?
Master’s Thesis – Urban Farming in Vancouver →
urbanfoodproduction: There is a new generation of urban agriculture emerging in North America. Labelled urban farming, this modern urban agriculture industry is tapping into the economic potential for local, organic food. An ethnographic study of six urban farmers growing food in Metro Vancouver reveals that the act of growing and marketing food in the city is an expanding and dedicated...
Green Team Walkabout
Had a great meet-up and walkabout with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy’s Green Team a couple days ago. These kids are leaders in their class and want to learn about urban gardening. They’re a great bunch and full of energy and enthusiasm, so we’re looking for new ways to share our knowledge with them, from mentoring to programming in the teaching garden aimed at helping them...
Urban Gardening Book Club →
The Food Project on Facebook →
Vertical Farming- The Future Of Our Food? →
18 Tips for Growing a Victory Garden →
Preparing for Spring can be Taxing
Spring is coming! No, really! This time of year the board is busy, busy, busy. In addition to trying to modernize our social media a bit over the last couple of months and ensuring that renewals and new member apps are processed and acknowledged in a timely manner, we’re also working on our 2010 internal audit (as mandated by our bylaws), our 2011 budget, and, of course, getting our taxes...
BU's Rooftop Garden →
erbernst asked: I am sowing seeds now indoors and wondering if I should sow some extras for the teaching garden. Any interest?