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There are a lot of priorities for urban agriculture. But equity is a theme that runs through them all, said the new Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production.

The committee will provide input on policy development and to help identify barriers to urban agriculture.

Pennsylvania's agriculture secretary toured farms in four cities across the state last week in celebration of Pennsylvania's Urban Ag Week.

There are common pitfalls gardeners encounter when using containers to grow vegetables. Learn more about common mistakes and try to avoid them this summer.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture approved $500,000 to support 42 projects through the Pennsylvania Farm Bill's Urban Agriculture Grant Program.

Farmers and gardeners in Cleveland are getting more representation through a new Farm Service Agency county committee for urban agriculture, one of the first of its kind. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the committee in August 2020, along with four other new urban committees across the country.

Refugees are the main staff at Ohio City Farm, in Cleveland, Ohio. Though they come from different countries and have varying levels of English language skills, agriculture is a language they all understand.

While urban agriculture can't necessarily feed the world, experts and farmers agree that it can be an important part of city food systems.

The Richland Gro-Op, an urban and rural growing cooperative based in Mansfield, Ohio, is headed into its second year, working with Ohio State on microfarms to create new local opportunities.

Mahoning Valley nonprofit, Earth Angels Farm, works with people who have physical and mental difficulties by connecting them with plants and animals.