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Wrangled: Urban Gardening

A collection of my favorite links from the week. Today's focus is on urban gardening and how we can begin to start overthrowing our broken food systems and take our health and nutrition into our own hands.


The closest urban garden to me is Huerto Roma Verde in Mexico City. No, wait, that doesn't make sense. I'll try that again...


The closest urban garden to me is Huerto Roma Verde in Mexico City. It also happens to be one of the most beautiful examples I've come across. They are less focused on production and more on education and programming. The experimental sustainable architectural structures there are quite impressive and host some fantastic events.

HRV: ¡No me odies por robar tu foto! Fue por el bien mayor ... Check out their Insta



ARTICLES


BOSTON GLOBE PODCAST: The Power of Urban Farming

I consider podcasts to be journalism and therefore just articles with sound.


FOODTANK PODCASTS

OK I'm just going to run with the theme. This is a great resource for articles and actions regarding food sustainability and responsibility.


LOCAL

Even if you don't read Spanish, this article on Salmiana's founder (urban plant design) is worth the photos.


RESOURCES


AGRITCTURE

Consultation services and online classes for realistic urban farming solutions.


CONTAINER FARMS

Not as sexy as a reclaimed parking lot in a busy city center, but a lot more mobile and, so, practical.


AGRITCTURE

Consultation services and online classes for realistic urban farming solutions



And just in case anyone has had the luxury of forgetting about this horrendous trend, welcome back to the sleepless nights filled with why's and JUST, WHY's:


Bad ideas run in the family. It's in their genes.

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