The Farm Without Borders

Positive Future News #897 (Feature Photo – Farm Without Borders – Courtesy Interfaith Neighbors) Located in Asbury Park, New Jersey, is the Farm Without Borders. The farm’s produce is given away to local residents. The produce is accessible to residents 24 hours a day. The farm and its operations are overseen and financed by a…

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Farming in Front and Backyards – Still a Good Idea

Touch the Soil News #1785 (Feature Photo – Urban Farming – CCA SA 4.0 International) Renting your neighbors’ backyards to farm, and paying homeowners in produce, is still working concept. Especially since climates in the city can be warmer earlier and later in the season to extend the growing window. Alberta Farmer News journalist Alexis…

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City of Victoria – Jump Starting New Food Gardeners

Touch the Soil News #1637 (Feature Photo – Victoria Empress Hotel – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Miladlaferrai) The Peninsula News Review brings us the story of the City of Victoria. Victoria is an internationally known vacation city that lies along the Pacific Ocean. Located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada the city is giving…

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Understanding Philippine Food Security as a Way to Understand Ourselves

Positive Future #756 (Feature photo – Philippine Children –  CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Anton Zelenov) Mindanao Times journalist Patmei Bello Ruivivar brings us insights to Philippine food security that has messages for the whole world. The nation’s food security was insufficient and has become even more so with the virus curtailment actions. A small Island…

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Food Gardening Becoming Institutionalized in Big Cities

Touch the Soil News #1621 (Feature Photo – Montreal Botanical Gardens– By Originally en:User:GarrettRock – Original uploadlog is/was here, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2695736 CBC News journalist Issac Olson brings us the story of how the city of Montreal (Quebec, Canada) is taking food gardening under its wings. The city’s botanical gardens will host a 2.5…

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Five Great Gardening Videos

Touch the Soil News #1612 (Feature Photo – Home Gardening Poster – Public Domain The Scotsman journalist Stephanie Rendall brings us timely insights into starting a food garden this spring. She also provides links to videos to help get started. You can read the story here and access the video links: https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/outdoors/5-best-online-gardening-videos-guides-and-youtube-tutorials-2532028

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