Making houses out of mushrooms

By Golda ArthurBBC News Much of the construction industry depends on fossil fuels, creating a [...]

Buildings made from natural resources are challenging conventions in design

Nut farming hard to crack in Vermont

By Lynn Monty ELMORE – Pears dropped with a distinct plunk as David Fried ambled through [...]


A Believer in Vacant Lots Urban Farming’s Grande Dame: Karen Washington

Karen Washington, a community activist who has been called “urban farming’s de facto godmother,” found [...]


Rural Duluth farmer implements sustainable methods

Kristin Gibbs and Charlie Danielson have turned an old gravel pit filled with pine trees [...]


Permaculture advocate says work with nature, not against it

Ferintosh producer Takota Coen says carefully designed mixed farms are the way of the future [...]

Takota Coen has planted fruit and nut trees between his pasture land and a 1.5-kilometre swale that collects run-off from his annual crop field and feeds his farm’s drip irrigation system — creating a sustainable system that balances water management, perennial crops, and annual Jennifer Blair

Maine farmer, seed curator forms new grass-roots group

After a rift in the community of seed-savers, Will Bonsall takes matters into his own [...]


No dirt about It: Aquaponics takes urban farming underwater

What can you do with a philosophy degree? Alex Currier is changing the way Seattle’s [...]