Preparing Soil, Planting Seeds: Community Land Trusts for Urban Farms

In Spring 2018, Alice Maggio, David Morgan, Nicole Huang, and Zoë Ackerman partnered with members of the Urban Farming Institute Community Land Trust to carry out a Tufts Field Project. The Urban Farming Institute (UFI) of Boston’s mission is to promote urban agriculture through education, farmer training, policy initiatives, and farm site access for farmers.Continue reading Preparing Soil, Planting Seeds: Community Land Trusts for Urban Farms

URBAN FARMING, ONE VACANT LOT AT A TIME [repost from YES!]

YES! WINTER 2015, ISSUE 72 :: yesmagazine.org [Download PDF] URBAN FARMING, ONE VACANT LOT AT A TIME By Penn Loh Tony Hernandez remembers playing as a child on the vacant lots in the Dudley Street neighborhood of Boston. In the 1980s, white flight and disinvestment had so devastated this neighborhood that more than 20 percentContinue reading URBAN FARMING, ONE VACANT LOT AT A TIME [repost from YES!]