urban farm

2.27.17

How to Turn an Abandoned Factory into a Thriving Mushroom Farm

The team behind Mycopolitan, based in impoverished North Philadelphia, takes its cue from mushrooms—transforming decay into a healthy, fertile environment.

7.9.16

The Future of Farming Is Powered by Fish Shit

Forget rolling hills and patchwork fields, London’s GrowUp Urban Farm is cultivating salad leaves and protein-rich tilapia fish using a highly sustainable, recirculating water system known as aquaponics.

9.21.15

This Urban Mushroom Farm Wants to Start a Biological Revolution

Combining aquaponics and hydroponics, mushroom production in Manchester’s Biospheric Studio will be completely self-sustainable, something that could change the way we access food in cities.