Tag: urban garden

Kenyans attack food insecurity with urban farms, sack gardens

Kenyans attack food insecurity with urban farms, sack gardens

(GIN)–In the midst of one of Africa’s largest slums, vegetables are growing. It began as a French initiative to support jobless youth after a spasm of post-election violence in 2008—and feed them at the same time. The “garden-in-a-sack” concept, introduced by the NGO Solidarites International, makes it possible to grow food in small spaces and […]

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Meet extreme gardener Willie Richardson and family

Meet extreme gardener Willie Richardson and family

| December 4, 2013

For decades, Ephraim Smiley has been the face of organic urban gardening in the area. Now Smiley said he has met his match and wants to introduce another “extreme gardener” to the community.

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