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Chicago gets 5 new farmers markets

posted on April 27, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Five Chicago neighborhoods will get new farmers markets starting this summer. Full Story

Urban Farm Program in St. Louis Gives Opportunity in Agriculture to Refugees

posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:04 PM

Lead, Other Chemicals Taint Some Urban Gardens

posted on March 25, 2011 at 11:03 AM

DETROIT (AP) -- With remnants of once-legal lead paint, leaded gasoline and other pollutants from the nation's industrial past tainting land in U.S cities, soil researchers warn that the growing number of urban farmers and community gardeners need... Full Story

Nurseries Struggle With Lagging Economy

posted on February 26, 2010 at 3:02 PM

PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Like his father, grandfather and great-grandfather, David Niklas feels the quickening of spring as the season ramps up at his wholesale nursery in a farming community south of Portland. Full Story

Urban Growers Go High-tech to Feed City Dwellers

posted on November 28, 2008 at 8:11 PM

POMONA, Calif (AP) -- Terry Fujimoto sees the future of agriculture in the exposed roots of the leafy greens he and his students grow in thin streams of water at a campus greenhouse. Full Story

A Bounty of Produce at City Hall

posted on August 1, 2008 at 8:08 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For generations, the lawn at Civic Center Plaza was a lush, quarter-acre welcome mat outside City Hall, and a frequent staging ground for demonstrations. Full Story

Detroit Urban Agriculture

posted on July 9, 2004 at 8:07 PM

Detroit Urban Agriculture
Detroit has been hit hard by the riots of the late 1960s, massive layoffs in the city's factories and an increase in crime. Over time, families have left in droves, leaving over 40,000 vacant lots in their place. But today, something new is... Full Story

Corn, Beets, Weeds

posted on May 3, 2002 at 8:05 PM

Molasses, your lawn's best friend.. Full Story

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