Philippines Urban Agriculture – A Global Model

Touch the Soil News #1638 (Feature Photo – The Island Nation of the Philippines – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Addicted04) The Manila Bulletin brings us news of the dramatic spread of urban agriculture in the Philippines. In a nation of 100 million people, 12 million people now participate in the government’s urban agriculture program. This…

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Singapore – A Global Testbed for Urban Food Production

Positive Future #768 (Feature photo – Singapore – CCA 2.0 Generic, Ray in Manila) CNA news journalist Cindy Co brings us the story of how a gaming industry professional got into urban vertical farming in Singapore. Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. With a population of almost 6 million people, the whole country…

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Philadelphia – Creating an Urban Agriculture Manifesto

Touch the Soil News #1478 (Feature photo – Seal of the City of Philadelphia – Public Domain) WHYY news portal brings us the story of how the city of Philadelphia is working on an urban agriculture manifesto. Philadelphia is also one of the first cities to have a dedicated director of urban agriculture who will…

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