This piece depicts the role of community gardens in providing food, greenspace, community, and stronger localities.
The Food: Not Lawns Movement is a perfect storm in addressing how we can cut back on destructive practices while increasing healthy and productive ones.
Sustainable local food farming is a better climate solution than energy-intensive and centralized production that relies on broad transportation distribution networks.
Food deserts are a tragedy of modern times. But while they are a blight that strikes at the health and welfare of many, inspiring things being done to combat them.
Women are out front in urban agriculture, starting and leading community gardens, urban farms, and the organizations that support them.
Where would the Urban Agriculture movement be without its key leaders, of whom Will Allen, of Growing Power, may be the most widely inspirational and influential.