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Tag: urban agriculture
Carbon neutrality by 2030 means city- and state-level implementation. Food, too, needs to be part of the solution.
With the world’s food supply under threat, these groups are working toward global food security.
The city needs policies to support both well-funded, high-tech farm operations and community-run urban farms
Designing legislation to serve the interests of an ag-tech industry trade group raises questions for many existing community farmers and advocates.
Despite the fact that New York City has the largest urban agriculture system in the country, current regulations are often at odds with its expansion. That could change soon.
One of the newest local players who are betting vertical farming combined with technology can reimagine and improve modern agriculture.
The Urban Outreach Specialist and New York City Coordinator for the USDA Farm Services Agency details how this legislation impacts our everyday lives and what we can do about it.
In response to the urgent need for organic and regenerative agriculture, the Natural Gourmet Institute offered its first certificate in sustainable farming this summer.
Beyond the Kale: Upcoming Book Analyzes Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City
The soon-to-be published book is a product of an ongoing discussion regarding the soul of urban agriculture in New York City.
Would these soil-free vertical systems be better for the planet than outdoor agriculture? Maybe.
Carolyn Dimitri, an associate professor of food studies at New York University, received a USDA grant to study the economic viability of urban agriculture in the U.S.