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Make Your Backyard Look (and Taste) Sweeter

Fruit trees and bushes are one of the easiest things you can grow and maintain. They are also pretty delicious if you ask me! What more could you ask for? We can help you create the mini orchard of your dreams. Not only are fruit trees and bushes aesthetically pleasing, but […]

Out With the New, in With the Old?

“Urban agriculture isn’t a market. It’s not a trend or an industry. Urban agriculture is a movement. It’s a movement about people. It’s about people wanting to create a more sustainable future for tomorrow.” – David Gingera Throughout his Ted Talk, David Gingera stresses the importance of urban agriculture. Gingera’s interest in urban […]

Garden Goals: Planning Your Garden for Success

Winter is finally coming to an end as snow melts and song birds start singing, which means spring (and your garden) are right around the corner! But even though it may be a bit premature to start planting, it’s certainly time to start planning out your garden. If you’re new […]

French Kitchen Garden in Your Own Backyard

Though the French are perhaps best known for their butter-laden pastries and rich, creamy meals, the French garden is nearly as iconic. Now, drawing inspiration from the potager, or French kitchen garden, our Landscape Specialist Marie Macchiarolo is creating beautiful ecoscapes. So what, exactly, does this traditional garden do? The French […]

Improve Your Community One Plant at a Time

Day by day, seed by seed, you can positively impact the community that you know and love. All it takes is some basic gardening. Benefits of a Community Garden A community garden can be defined as a single piece of land gardened collectively by a group of people. Community gardens play an important […]

And That’s a Wrap!

By making the growing process highly visible in urban spaces, urban farming does a lot to educate those who otherwise may not have the opportunity to learn about it. Across more than 150 gardens, our farmers grew over 30,000 pounds of fresh produce during the 2016 growing season. What We Care About According […]

Thinking Outside the Box

For eight years, Green City Growers has helped individuals from all walks of life create their very own urban backyard oases, where the aroma of fresh mint fills the air, the sun shines bright, songbirds sing, and delicious produce is ripe for the picking. Now, as the urban agriculture revolution is adopted by the mainstream, we […]

What’s the Next Kale? Turns Out It Doesn’t Matter Much.

Sick of blog posts proclaiming that                 is the next kale? We are too, and apparently, so is the National Restaurant Association (NRA). Last week, the NRA released its Whats Hot in 2017 Culinary Forecast. This annual report surveyed almost 1,300 members of […]

Out with lime jello, in with garden-fresh produce

Hospital food. Most of us have been unlucky enough to experience the bland, unappetizing stuff. But health professionals are starting to promote healthy eating habits in new and exciting ways. From full scale production farms to prescriptions for healthy eating, here are some of the innovative ways that hospitals and […]

Could Gardening Save Businesses Billions?

The National Institutes of Health recently reported that 1 out of 5 adults in the U.S. struggle with chronic or severe pain. In 2010, American businesses lost between $297 and $335 billion due to lost productivity attributable to pain. Horticultural therapy provides a cost-effective solution to help employees with pain […]

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