Nigerian born Yemi Amu started Oko Farms in 2012 to help bring sustainable farming practices to New York City.
To the joy of tenants and local restaurant owners alike, Empress Green brings commercial farming to a residential building.
The proposed legislation provides an opportunity to clarify zoning language and to better address the needs of lower income communities.
The novel position hopes to connect urban farms with loans and other government credit and insurance typically reserved for rural operations.
Brooklyn Grange’s Anastasia Cole Plakias discusses urban ag with Vancouver-based pioneer Michael Ableman.
If Rooftop Reds were allowed to put “Brooklyn Bordeaux” on the label, they certainly would.
To bee or not to bee? For Nadia Johnson, who led Just Food’s successful campaign to legalize beekeeping in NYC, it was no question.
For this Friday’s Food Day, we’re honoring some of our local heroes. Who would you add to this list?
City Growers introduces New York City kids to the world of urban agriculture.
In our latest issue, Ann Monroe introduces us to BrightFarms, the company planning to grow a million pounds of produce a year in a 2-acre, state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse on a warehouse rooftop in Sunset Park. Read the story for more on the plan to bring hyperlocal veggies to the Borough of Kings.