It Takes a Community to Grow a Farm

It Takes a Community to Grow a Farm By Nic Esposito When giving a talk or presentation about urban farming, the top two questions I receive from audience members are, “Did you test your soil?” and “How do you make money on an urban farm?” The first question is easy. I answer with a resounding “Yes,”…

Permaculture: Pathways to Sustainable Communities

Permaculture: Pathways to Sustainable Communities By Bob Ewing A society is defined, in large part, by how it grows and transports food from the farm to the kitchen. Food production, otherwise known as agriculture and food processing, can create sustainable employment, healthy neighborhoods and a strong local economy. But that is not what is happening…