Should Governments Subsidize Households to Grow Their Food?

Touch the Soil News #1773 (Feature Photo– Arka Vertical Garden Structure – courtesy Indian Institute of Horticultural Research) The state of Kerala in India, has a population of 35 million people. Now the Kerala government is subsidizing farming at home using vertical gardening structures. While they are starting small, the concept is big, considering the…

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Farm on a City Rooftop with a Store Below

Touch the Soil News #1762 (Feature Photo – Brian McCarthy’s Farm Store – photo courtesy of Brian McCarthy’s store Instagram)    In Cork, Ireland, a city of some 215,000 people, the instability of the world’s supply chains inspired a rooftop farm. The success of the farm, precipitated the opening of a store below to sell…

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