Category Archives: Agriculture

Glimpse at China’s Organic & Urban Agriculture Pioneers

A blog post for ECO City Farms from Dec. 8:   This is a follow-up to the November post “Our Global Food System,” where one of the featured reports focused on what Chinese consumers think of organic produce. Today, I … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture in NYC

My post for ECO City Farms on 12/1/2011: Green Roofs has many positive benefits. It utilizes unused space on top of buildings in urban areas. The roof will double as an insulator for the top floor by regulating the temperature … Continue reading

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“Micro-farming” in Detroit

My short article I posted on ECO City Farms blog on 11/23/2011: Detroit is generally known as the Motor City because the U.S. auto industry. Over the years this city’s economy has shared the same fate as the U.S. auto … Continue reading

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Our Global Food System

A blog post from ECO City Farms I wrote on November 8, 2011: On November 1st, while listening to PRI’s “the World” segment on the local NPR station, I heard two short five minute reports on our food system. Our … Continue reading

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Studies Show Birth Defects from Roundup

This is a repost of a blog entry I made for ECO City Farms on July 19, 2011: Earth Open Source released a comprehensive review of existing data on the glyphosate, the active ingredient in herbicide, that shows lab animals … Continue reading

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Ethiopia Gives Farmland to Foreigners While Thousands Starve

This is a reposting of a blog entry I made for ECO City Farm on August 23, 2011. On March 8, Joanna Eede of the Huffington Post U.K. wrote an article that exposed the current trend of African nations selling … Continue reading

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Bread for the City Opens its Roof Garden

This is a repost of a blog entry I made for ECO City Farm on July 5, 2011: On May 20th, Bread for the City opened their first roof garden, called Grow for the City, at 1525 7th Street NW … Continue reading

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