urban agriculture

Gallery5's happy hour event series brings together experts and citizens to consider issues affecting the community. Read more


Tricycle nurtures the next generation of farmers. Read more


Urban gardening advocate Duron Chavis works to connect people to their food sources. Read more


A new partnership between Shalom Farms and Union Presbyterian Seminary harvests food for the city. Read more


Real Local RVA hosts a farm tour to highlight urban agriculture and celebrate local food. Read more

Food News & Trends

The Happily Natural Day festival blends African-American culture, health and wellness, and urban farming. Read more

Food News & Trends

Leaving full-time careers, Alia Chambers and Jeremy Carry choose to farm their yard and feed their neighborhood. Read more

Sunday Story

As our nation’s farmers age and their numbers decrease, the sharing of their technical knowledge with aspiring younger farmers is imperative. Read more


The nation’s first USDA-recognized urban agricultural fellow program yields nine budding entrepreneurs who want to connect city residents with the power and profit that can rise from the ground. Read more


Duron Chavis leads Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s efforts to promote local urban greening and fight food insecurity. Read more


Readers voted Lewis Ginter fourth in USA Today's "10 Best Botanical Gardens" national contest. Read more


In corner stores and corner lots, high-end restaurants and hospital cafeterias, the urban garden feeds a movement. Read more

Sunday Story

Richmond native Jesse Vaughan built a successful career as a director in California. Now he’s using his passion to tell Virginia’s stories. Read more

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