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Gardens on the Roof: The Spread of Urban Gardening

In the last 10 or 15 years, there’s been a definite increase in the number of active urban gardens in the United States. Whether on a city rooftop or a vacant plot of land, urban gardens do more than just make the city a little greener: they reduce the energy used to transport food, cut down on harmful runoff, and increase the shade available to counteract the heat island effect. 354 more words

Urban Farming

This Company Delivers Honey Bees Straight to Your Home

In my hooded white suit, I must look like an astronaut who has crash-landed on the green roof of the Solaire, a residential building in Manhattan. 694 more words


A visit to a pizza farm

We went to a pizza farm over the weekend. It’s basically an old fashioned family farm that on Friday nights serves up pizzas made mostly from food produced on the farm. 663 more words

Field Notes Week 1

I’m going to title this post “week one” even though Susan has been working all summer long.  For those who may be with us for the first time, we are actually underway with our second growing season on our acre in Wimauma.   369 more words

A Simpler Place

A Local Cooperative Cafe and Store

The Farm Fork and Fiddle is a project started by the members of Ozark County Homegrown Food Project in Gainesville, Missouri about four months ago. We are renting a historical house that we are utilizing to operate a donation-based cafe where we serve meals sourcing many local ingredients. 253 more words

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Farm Fork and Fiddle July Newsletter

Farm, Fork & Fiddle
Ozark County Homegrown Food Project

Newsletter 7.16.16
This is our first newsletter, if you don’t wish to receive it in the future, just let me know and I’ll be sure your email address is removed from the list. 1,801 more words

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Purple Everything

Look at those purple peppers! I love growing things that you don’t typically see in stores. This year I wanted to have as many fun colors in the garden as possible. 267 more words