Growing food in the city isnâ€™t without its challenges, but there are things you can do to start living out your farming dream right where you are.
Farmersâ€™ markets arenâ€™t an exclusive club only meant for rural farmers. Amp up your urban operation, and start selling what you grow at market.
Chicago is one of my favorite cities in the world and now that itâ€™s home to the worldâ€™s largest rooftop farm, itâ€™s even better. Urban farming company Gotham Greens opened the farm on Chicagoâ€™s South Side in the Pullman area. This marks the companyâ€™s fourth greenhouse facility and the first one theyâ€™ve built outside of […]
Think you canâ€™t build your own urban farm? Think again!
JPLDesigns/iStock/Thinkstock Flowers for Dreams, a startup out of Chicago that donates portions of its proceeds to charity, is partnering with Cook County Jail as part of the facilityâ€™s urban farming initiative, Huffington Post reports. The program gives qualifying inmates the chance to tend the urban farm while learning horticulture, teamwork and job readiness skills. The […]