This is such an amusing piece from the Twin Cities’ Star Tribune on the divide that separates the “Middle-Aged Woman Gardener” (aka MAWG) from the “Hipster Organic Vege Evangelist” (aka HOVE). Gardening is good for everyone, can’t we all just get along? ~AR
This interview by Grist gives a pretty soup-to-nuts account of what it’s like to run an urban farm from one day to the next.
If growing your own produce in bulk or slaughtering your own chickens is on your bucket list, and you’re hard-working/not squeamish in the slightest, it sounds like their definitive guide to the city dirt game will have you well on your way to putting food on the table.
Just be sure to check the local statutes. Goats on your roof might not go over well in every borough. —MN