In fall of 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced an investment in 52 urban agriculture projects across the United States. The government entity invested a total of $14.2 million to the projects, allowing the recipients of these monies to expand their reach and surpass barriers in access that would have previously hindered them from […]
Black farmers, Indigenous farmers, and farmers of color are integral to our food system at every level. Growing and Growth Collective supports farmers and growers everywhere.
Innovative farm immersion programs are possible when we look at our communities not as a divide between urban and rural, but rather as a bridge.
A study of food raised around Chicago has shown that buying local can’t provide all necessary nutrients for area residents.
The issue with urban agriculture is that their self-ascribed mission to address food insecurity and provide food access doesn’t come to fruition.