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Festival Shows Added Value of Urban Farm

By kieran

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On most weekends, the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook sees a steady stream of cars heading to big-box Ikea or Fairway supermarket.
But on Oct. 18, more than 1,000 people gathered at the all-day Red Hook Harvest Festival, located on an urban farm directly across from Ikea, to celebrate urban agriculture [...]

Fresh Food in Winter

By geneva

Farmer’s markets are one of the most convenient ways for urbanites to feel connected to the food the eat. Markets selling everything from mushrooms to ground turkey are available throughout New York City.  For one, these markets can revitalize communities and secondly they can provide fresh food to communities that might otherwise not be able [...]

Welcome to Concrete Food

By admin

Welcome to The ConcreteFood.com Post. In the coming months on this Web site, we hope to bring you a variety of interesting stories (via text, photos, audio, video, links) that have to do with food sustainability in New York City. If you’re a city resident who wants to change your relationship to food (i.e. maybe [...]