Category Archives: Urban Agriculture

Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms

Worth the listen – a NPR Radio program on ‘development-supported agriculture’, a more intimate version of community-supported agriculture that is meant to draw in new buyers, increase values and stitch neighbors together.

“Golf courses cost millions to build and maintain, and we’re kind of overbuilt on golf courses already,” he says. “If you put in a farm where we can grow things and make money from the farm, it becomes an even better deal.”

Listen here: Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms : The Salt : NPR.

Community Sustainable Living – Valhalla Movement

We are not a protest – we are a spolution

This is a project aiming at developing and documenting Open Source solutions to Community Sustainable Living and Urban Farming. They are using crowd funding sources very successfully to get community support. All in all a good model for similar minded people on how you can fund something you believe in.

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