Food Not Lawns

Touch the Soil News #1268 (Feature photo – Backyard Urban Farm – By User:Vmenkov – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Estimates are that there are 63,000 square miles of lawn in the U.S. That equates to over 40 million acres of land.

Bold Business recently posted a story about Fleet Farming in Florida. The non-profit seeks to establish mini-farms in peoples’ yards and other community spaces. Will the future of food be organized around community non-profits that seek a more sustainable ecological and social footprint? You can read the full story here:

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