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Sustainable Ag + Food News: Seedstock’s Weekly Roundup

June 4, 2015 |

seedstock1 Inside the growing appeal of urban farming (Green Biz)

Excerpt: Growing fresh produce in cities nourishes the citizens, provides revenue and saves on transportation. How can we wedge these gardens in?

2 Urban farmers find new fields, fertile ground in Berkeley (St. Louis Today)

Excerpt: Last winter, about 50 people were displaced from property they had farmed in Kinloch for decades. A corporate gift has their crops back in the ground, in Berkeley.

3 The Roof Crop Sets Sights On Expanding Rooftop Farming In Chicago (Chicagoist)

Excerpt:  Local building owners can turn green space into greenbacks with The Roof Crop, a new effort to turn local rooftops into urban gardens.

4 D.C.’s First Commercial Rooftop Farming Company Launches With a Garden Above Oyamel (Washington City Paper)

Excerpt: For their pilot farm, Up Top Acres is working with Think Food Group to grow microgreens, herbs, and edible flowers on the rooftop of the building that houses Oyamel.

5 Goshen couple looking to start aquaponics business in their backyard (Elkhart Truth)

Excerpt: Ruth and Noah Smucker will build a greenhouse behind their home, where they will install tanks for their aquaponics business.

6 Are You Paying Too Much For Organic Food? (Civil Eats)

Excerpt: A first of its kind study shows organic agriculture earns farmers significantly more and asks: Is it worth it?

7 Thanks to Sustainable Farming, Global Hunger Is on the Decline (takepart)

Excerpt: A new U.N. report shows that a majority of countries have met their Millennial Development Goal to cut malnutrition rates in half.

8 Sustainable Farm Homesteads Available Inside Ohio National Park (News Max)

Excerpt: Those with dreams of their own ‘Green Acres’ may find their hobbyist farm located inside a national park, ABC News reports.

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