Urban Farming

We can utilize whatever space we live in to grow our own food and be more self-sufficient.

Urban self-reliance: homestead in Oakland’s small rented lot

Urban self-reliance: homestead in Oakland’s small rented lot

Original video at: http://faircompanies.com/videos/view/... Sheila Cassani began farming her rental home while a college student. She started with a small vegetable patch, but it soon spread to keeping chickens and bees and planting produce on nearly every available patch of the small yard not dedicated to the poultry. Cassani and her partner Matthew wake up at the crack of dawn to let the chickens go free-range, but she says the garden isn’t a lot of work once you’ve put … [Read more...]

Revolutionary Family Shows True Meaning of Self-Reliance

Revolutionary Family Shows True Meaning of Self-Reliance

Think you can’t grow much food in an urban area? Think again. One family’s 4,000 square foot farm in Pasadena, California “not only feeds a family but revolutionizes the idea of what can be done in a very unlikely place—the middle of a city.” KCET reporter Val Zavala gives us a glimpse into the Dervaes family’s Path to Freedom Urban Homestead. “I brought the country to the city rather than having to go out to the country,” said Jules Dervaes, who created the farm with his … [Read more...]

Urban Farming

Urban Farming

 OUR MISSION: The Urban Farming™ mission is to create an abundance of food for people in need by supporting and encouraging the establishment of gardens on unused land and space while increasing diversity, raising awareness for health and wellness, and inspiring and educating youth, adults and seniors to create an economically sustainable system to uplift communities around the globe. To view website, click here. OUR VISION AND WORK: Our Global Vision and Campaign … [Read more...]