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.
Urban farming pioneer Will Allen says campus gardens, like the one at Indiana University, are popping up all over the country.
Vertical gardens are a cool way to claim unused space in the city. One nonprofit is using them to combat hunger in urban areas.
Adam Hintz is an avid forager, or someone who harvests uncultivated food – like acorns that fall along the bike path or dandelions growing in the backyard.
Scientists from Columbia University are experimenting with more practical ways to make Manhattan roofs green. Really green. As in covered in vegetation!
Earth Eats looks at a number of inspirational urban farming and gardening programs from around the country. Which are your favorites?