10 ways how urban farming makes cities more resilient and sustainable

Urban farming, urban agriculture or urban ag as it is sometimes called, is about growing food in cities. It is about local people growing their own, often organic crops on rooftops and in neighborhood gardens, providing easy access to fresh, local food.

What is the most promising urban farming business case?

The urban farming business is growing fast. Individuals, neighborhood groups, and local coõperations are getting involved in sustainable agriculture in cities, as well as companies and agricultural entrepreneurs.

Electric cars emit more CO2 than traditional cars at production

Electric and hybrid cars create more carbon emissions during their production than standard vehicles. That reduces their short term climate advantage.

What keeps us from stepping back?

What keeps us, individually and collectively, from stepping back, and curtailing our lifestyles and economies to such a degree that they fit perfectly with stable climate dynamics?

11 successful practices in urban farming

Cities that keep growing and that are under the constant pressure of climate change, environmental challenges, and social disruptions. Feeding cities is a big thing. Let’s have a look at some successful practices in urban farming.

3 rising noodle stars: udon, soba and pho

Noodle soups are making new friends all over the world and many people who met ramen are teased to go further on their noodle soup adventures. There they meet udon, soba an pho.

Ramen, the number 1 queen of noodle soups

Ramen is not only popular in Japan but its fame has spread all over the world. There are countless varieties of ramen, with different flavors and styles to choose from.

A World Tour of Noodle Soups: From Ramen to Pho, Udon and Soba

Noodle soups have become quite popular, not only in their home countries but all around the globe. Since it is clear that not all noodles are the same, and neither are noodle soups, it’s time to find out more about them.

Designing sustainable cities for a crowded future

The prospect of nine billion people living on earth from whom 80% will live in cities makes it increasingly important to design sustainable cities that can accommodate this growth, without depleting our resources or contributing to climate change.

Sustainable cities: how local governments take the lead in going green

A sustainable city is one that is designed to minimize its environmental footprint, while still providing all of the amenities that make it an attractive place to live. But how does it get there?