urban farming lessons

5 Urban Farming Lessons

Take these five lessons from the top of the urban-farm food chain to improve your backyard, rooftop, patio or community garden.

world's largest rooftop farm: Gotham Greens

World’s Largest Rooftop Farm Opens In Chicago

Chicago is one of my favorite cities in the world and now that it’s home to the world’s largest rooftop farm, it’s even better. Urban farming company Gotham Greens opened the farm on Chicago’s South Side in the Pullman area. This marks the company’s fourth greenhouse facility and the first one they’ve built outside of […]

Flower Farm Helps Inmates Reintegrate Into Society

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 facility’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 […]

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