Urban Farming

urban farming in florence
March 21, 2018

In addition to producing food, urban farming can help educate communities about sustainability.

urban farming in smart cities
January 10, 2018 | Joaquín Rodríguez Álvarez, Leading Cities Coordinator - Barcelona

Over recent years the debate concerning urban agriculture has been growing on both sides of the Atlantic with some common trends, however, deep differences exist among the approaches and philosophies that sustain those projects.

January 02, 2018

Urban farms have been impacting cities’ agribusiness—and, on some cases, their redevelopment—for decades.

urban farming in smart cities
November 10, 2017 | Emil Ghitman Gilkes

Leading Cities, a global non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life in cities through Smart City solutions, recently published “Smart Agriculture in Boston: the frontier for industry growth, citizen engagement and... read more

April 17, 2017

AT&T Alliance Channel announced the addition of a smart irrigation solution to its portfolio. The new product uses internet of things (IoT) controllers to track water flow and usage in near real time. AT&T worked with HydroPoint, a company specializing in smart water management systems,... read more

October 05, 2016

Thumb-sized "plastic beans," are being filled with sensors and tossed into grain bins and storage facilities for precision agriculture, getting rid of the need for handheld devices or elaborate moisture monitoring systems, according to an article on Farm Journal's AGWeb. The sensor pods can be... read more

March 16, 2016


Greyston Bakery started a trend back in 1982 of using a working business to provide jobs and homes to those less fortunate. Solution Farms uses 21st century farming techniques to continue this tradition.

October 08, 2015 | S&RC Editorial Network

This month, New York City is conducting a month-long design festival called Archtober. Part of this event will be a tour open to the public on October 8 of a one-acre urban farm in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. It is one of the first models in the country of a working farm on public housing... read more

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