Urban Farming

Man holding bunch of beets at market (VOA)

Refugee farmers plant new roots in U.S. [video]

Refugee farmers are providing their new communities with food through the New Roots program, which allows them to turn vacant city lots into urban farmland.
Apple growing on tree with skyscraper in background (© AP Images)

Urban farming: The green answer to city growth?

Pockets of urban land and city rooftops don't need to remain dormant or unkempt. An urban farm or garden can help the environment and beautify the area.

America’s cooking up something delicious and sustainable

U.S. innovation is helping reduce hunger and malnutrition around the globe. Learn more at the USA Pavilion at the World Expo in Milan, May 1–October 31, 2015.

This New York teacher’s urban gardens feed students’ minds

A few years ago, teacher Stephen Ritz worked with students as they planted a garden at Discovery High School in the Bronx, New York....