Category Archives: Urban farmers
I’m honoured to have my book on @Food_Tank’s list of 13 must-read books on food. Here’s their whole list: 1. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan Michael Pollan takes back the “single most important thing [to] … Continue reading
Urban agriculture in Seattle has a new twist: debating industrial zoning for marijuana production– big warehouses or not-so-big warehouses?
Check out how this young family found food abundance by turning the empty pool in their Arizona suburban home into a solar-powered “interplay of chicken droppings, algae sludge, tilapia fish, miniature goats, greens and clay pellets… a damned fine feast—with … Continue reading
Mining and film financier and Bill Clinton buddy Frank Guistra is investing in high yield farmland, local food, award-winning olive oil and is bankrolling Modern Farmer Magazine… He knows something. He has also put money into Vancouver’s Sole Food Farm. Serious, … Continue reading
Catch my May 21 talk to the Vancouver Heritage Foundation on the urban food revolution. The Heritage Foundation sees urban farming as a return to the way the city used to be, but with a modern twist. Think “past forward”, … Continue reading