Frying peppers are the oft-forgotten pepper—outshone by bell peppers and hot peppers—but deserve gardeners’ and hobby farmers’ attention, too.
Compost is an incredible transformation of organic material into a rich nutrient source for your plants. Here’s what you need to know to start composting.
Head brewer Jon Kielty talks about using hops, grains and honey from local sources, some within a few blocks of the New York City brewery.
A recent Twitter exchange involved several definitions of “real” farmers. It showed me that some people obviously don’t understand what we do or why.
Sustainable city living means taking advantage of every inch of space, and green roofs—or meadows in the sky, as they’re sometimes called—are an excellent way to do that, benefiting both building residents and the environment. Green roofs have been around since the days of Laura Ingalls, the girl heroine of the Little House on the […]
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 […]