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Can Urban Farming Take Off in Australia?
Landscaping
Friday July 15 2016

Can Urban Farming Take Off in Australia?

With the population booming, there is a need for sustainable food models. What would it take to make widespread urban farming a reality in Australia?

Solution to Feed Future Cities
Urban Planning
Saturday November 7 2015

Solution to Feed Future Cities

There may be a worldwide shift toward floating agriculture as populations rise and the availability of arable soil diminishes.

Golf Courses are the Ultimate Resilience Banks
Urban Planning
Monday August 17 2015

Golf Courses are the Ultimate Resilience Banks

Content warning: serious golfers may find the following article offensive.

Urban Agriculture: What’s Not to Like?
Landscaping
Tuesday April 21 2015

Urban Agriculture: What’s Not to Like?

Urban agriculture is viewed by some people as a viable alternative to industrial food production, but does it really offer more advantages than disadvantages?

Vertical Farming Taking Root in Cities
Green
Thursday February 6 2014

Vertical Farming Taking Root in Cities

Imagine stepping out of your high-rise apartment into a sunny, plant-lined corridor, biting into an apple grown in the orchard on the fourth floor as...

Urban Ecological System To Lift Australian Food Production
Urban Planning
Monday October 7 2013

Urban Ecological System To Lift Australian Food Production

The Urban Ecological System (UES) which produces barramundi and herbs simultaneously is making a big name for itself after signing a deal with supermarket giant Coles.

Productive Landscapes in Urban Areas
Landscaping
Thursday September 5 2013

Productive Landscapes in Urban Areas

Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes (CPULs), widely considered to be highly important urban design concepts, are popping up around the globe.

Aesthetic Foodscape Design For Australian Food Security
Urban Planning
Friday July 12 2013

Aesthetic Foodscape Design For Australian Food Security

There is an urgent need to change society's approach towards landscaping to include edible crops in order to accommodate growing populations and combat food insecurity.

An Organic Vertical Farming Success Story
Commercial
Thursday June 6 2013

An Organic Vertical Farming Success Story

The FarmedHere urban farming company, which has been successfully conducting urban farming work in the Chicago area since 2011, has received USDA organic certification.