Coming Soon: The Unfinished Story of Urban Agriculture
Fields brings you the stories of people who are working in urban agriculture—for money, for fun, to feed the hungry, and for entirely other reasons. In each episode, hosts Melissa Metrick and Wythe Marschall delve into different foods grown in cities.
Grow your own, and help your neighbors
Lucy Lesser lives in Brooklyn NY and has been gardening, first on a balcony and later in a back yard, for the last 8 years. She has expanded her garden and now grows a large variety of food in her own backyard focusing on things that are hard to find in stores, or that seem overly expensive.
Beyond Food Production: Farming as a Radical, Healing Act
For many people, the word “farming” connotes food production. A means to an end; plant the seed so we can later eat the harvest. While food yield is, no doubt, an important part of agriculture, this week we look toward the bi-products of the process itself.