Cockrall-King is the author of "Food and the City." She explains how city dwellers have made urban agriculture fit the needs of their specific community.
Spike Carlsen says building is a lot like cooking. His Flowerpot Smoker combines the two into one ingenious outdoor gadget.
Keith Romaine wants to turn his neighbors into bread bakers. He has plans to build a community wood-fired oven in his backyard.
Just because you don't use dangerous chemicals in your garden doesn't mean they're not there.
Why does the compost pile smell? How often do I turn it? How do I know it's garden-ready? This composting primer is handy for beginners and experts alike.
Do you fancy yourself as a poultry aficionado? You may be surprised to learn that it is a time-honored tradition that can be quite fun.
Milwaukee will begin a one-year trial period for permitting urban chickens starting on July 28.
There are a plethora of animals that enjoy regular visits to your garden, and not all of them are pesky marauders.
This Indiana company offers locally produced seeds to folks who want to make every aspect of their garden organic, earth-friendly, and local.
We visit a local organic seed company and an urban farmer talks about raised beds. While you wait for your plants to grow, enjoy the recipe using red buds.
One backyard pond in Martin County, Indiana has been providing freshwater shrimp to Midwestern seafood lovers for seven years.
Homemade suet cakes or puddings filled with seed are a terrific food for attracting a wide variety of our feathered friends.