• more bees please

    Standing on the roof of SHARE Food Program in north Philadelphia, the audible hum of bee wing vibration is hypnotizing.  Workers dart out of their hives to forage for pollen and nectar, others sluggishly return with…

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  • chocolate skyline

    This Valentine’s Day season I’d like to be as close to chocolate as possible, and consumer market trends suggest that I’m not alone.  For those of us living far from the equator, though, the main ingredient…

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  • food city scenario

    What would your city look like if urban agriculture drove development? The University of Arkansas Community Design Center posed this question in 2012 when a team of designers, scientists, lawyers, and students explored what their rapidly densifying city of Fayetteville, AR would…

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  • top 10 reasons to buy EAT UP this holiday season

    Not sure what to give your hip, garden-loving, urban foodie this holiday season?  How about a carbon neutral gift that they’ll use to gain inspiration and change the world?  “EAT UP | the inside scoop on…

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  • major league crops

    The Kansas City Royals may have won this year’s World Series, but the Boston Red Sox were the real 2015 winners.  While this American League team’s game may not have been up to snuff, it’s historic stadium…

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  • financing the farm

    Loquacious urban agriculture enthusiasts, like myself, revel in spreading the rooftop agriculture gospel.  I’ll happily talk your ear off about the countless benefits of rooftop farming, explain the technical intricacies of skyline farm design, and debate the…

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