A Moveable Feast – Urban Farm Online

Photo courtesy of www.revivalfoods.com Revival Foods cruises around Georgia, offering fresh produce in areas that don’t have access to it. You don’t have to wake up early on Saturday mornings to buy locally grown foods. Creative farmers have found a way to bring their produce to you. A spinoff of food trucks, mobile farmers markets […]

Gleaning for Good

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto/Thinkstock Nonprofit groups are feeding the hungry by gleaning. For gleaning groups, the sight of unwanted fruit rotting on the ground beneath tree branches represents an opportunity to make a difference. Gleaning, the practice of harvesting unwanted or leftover produce, is not new, but it is becoming more popular as a means […]

Farm-Fresh Vacations

Photo courtesy Jodi Helmer Fickle Creek Farm, near Raleigh, N.C., allows guests to experience sustainable farming while on vacation. If your idea of a perfect getaway includes waking up to the sound of a rooster crowing in the pasture, wearing rubber boots to breakfast, and bottle-feeding baby sheep,consider spending your next vacation on a farm. Farm […]

Fighting for the Future

Photo courtesy Sasaki Associates Aerial view of Wilmington Waterfront Park reconnecting the community and the waterfront. Residents of Wilmington, Calif., were outraged to learn that the Port of Los Angeles planned to build a 16-foot high barrier along a 1-mile stretch between the riverfront and their neighborhood. The wall was proposed as a noise buffer to […]