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Lady Buggs Pharm honors ancestral ties to plants and nature
Lady Buggs Pharm honors ancestral ties to her urban garden which grows traditional fruits and vegetables as well as medicinal plants.
Crooked Branch Farms benefits Cleveland neighborhood
Crooked Branch Farms earned one of the first USDA People's Garden designations, an honor given to urban farms and gardens that benefit their communities.
Redding tours urban farms across Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's agriculture secretary toured farms in four cities across the state last week in celebration of Pennsylvania's Urban Ag Week.
How to avoid common problems growing vegetables in containers
There are common pitfalls gardeners encounter when using containers to grow vegetables. Learn more about common mistakes and try to avoid them this summer.
Pa. gives grants to urban farms
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture approved $500,000 to support 42 projects through the Pennsylvania Farm Bill's Urban Agriculture Grant Program.
Refugees use farming skills at Ohio City Farm
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.
From corporate world to mushrooms: Canton resident builds new career in...
Kara Bond, of Canton, Ohio, always dreamed of having a mushroom farm. Now, she's moving from the corporate world to a new career in mushroom farming.
Growing together: Mansfield microfarm cooperative heads into second year
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.
Columbus’ urban agriculture industry is growing
Ohio State Extension’s Franklin County office and the Columbus Urban Farmers Network will hold tours of five urban farms in Columbus this summer.
Urban farm, set to be largest in US
The Hilltop Alliance, in South Pittsburgh, has made plans for the Hilltop Urban Farm. Soon to be a 23-acre farm used to educate and support the community.