Book Review: Old Manhattan Has Some Farms

Book Review: Old Manhattan Has Some Farms By Susan Lendroth, Illustrated by Kate Endle Reviewed by Tayler Jenkins In this children’s book released just last month, Lendroth writes a fun new song to the tune of “Old Macdonald Had a Farm”—in this version, kids learn about urban farming in cities across the United States, from rooftop…

The Urban Farm’s New Book Series

The Urban Farm’s New Book Series Greg Peterson and Urban Farm Press presents a new and unique series of mini books designed for the busy, fast-paced life we live. The series, called The Urban Farm’s Simple Sustainability Series, feature palm-size, single topic, and well-researched mini books that are concise and to the point with each…

Greywater Turned Green

Greywater Turned Green By Maura Yates This time of the year I get a lot of questions about how to best water our yards. Short of standing with the hose or installing a sprinkler system, what can we do? Two of my favorite solutions are greywater and rain water harvesting. Over the next few weeks…