Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Miguel Altieri: How urban agriculture can improve food security in US cities

Many organizations see urban agriculture as a way to enhance food security. It also offers environmental, health and social benefits.

April 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

Leah Penniman: By Reconnecting With Soil, We Heal the Planet and Ourselves

Enslavement and sharecropping cannot erase thousands of years of Black people’s sacred relationship with the land.

February 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: 3 acres in Detroit

. This strikingly beautiful short documentary by French director Nora Mandray portrays two unlikely characters as they turn one of Detroit’s many abandoned properties into a three-level greenhouse. .

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Urban Farms across America

Filmmakers Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette take a road trip to meet the people who are transforming urban lots and rooftops into gardens, and challenging the way this country grows and distributes … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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