Monday, November 8, 2010

Reading Round Up: Vegetable Butcher Edition

Bucolic Bushwick Rooftop Vegetable Garden Pepper Plant

The future is now, Will Allen and Growing Power are building a vertical farm.  Read more here.

Grow food in a garden vending machine.

Visit the Bushwick City Farm.  You can also see their garden if you ride the elevated J/M train in Brooklyn, it's close to the Myrtle stop.

The White House vegetable garden has produced over a ton of food since its inception.

Here are the top ten US cities for urban gardening.

Meet some revolutionary Chinese organic farmers.

Guess who won the race for Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture I mentioned in the previous reading round up.

Meet a vegetable butcher.

The US government sends mixed signals about cheese and fat.

NYC gets a Farm School.

A Texas food plant is closed for listeria contamination.

Man foils robbery with a squash.

My favorite story of the week: He's got a big turkey in his pants!

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  1. I love that more and more "farming" is infiltrating the great nyc area. Truly awesome!

  2. I just looked at that vending machine. So cool.

  3. Hi meems, I think 2011 will be all about urban agriculture.

  4. Really good reading here at your blog, including this particular post. I'm coming back for more soon!


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