Category Archives: On the Farm

Farm Beginnings: Chipping Mulch

Farm Beginnings is the chronicle of a city girl starting to farm. Last installment Corinna spoke of clearing the land of trees. Today she speaks to chipping your own mulch. I learned the difference between “gym fit” and “farm fit” … Continue reading

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Farm Beginnings: Clearing the land of trees

Farm Beginnings is the chronicle of a city girl pulled into farming. Last installment Corinna spoke of the why that brought her to farming. Today she speaks to clearing the land of trees. “I am the Lorax, I speak for … Continue reading

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Farm Beginnings

I envision this series might be a long lived one. I am embarking on a project that to some people on this planet might seem ridiculous (because they are already doing it and they grew up doing it), to some … Continue reading

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Carrots Come From the Ground, and Chicken Comes From…

On a visit to the Biltmore Estate last spring, I stopped by the on-site barn to check out some of the farm animals living there. Wandering around the visitors section, I watched as children visiting the historic site with their families gazed, … Continue reading

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Battery Park Urban Farm

Battery Park is on the very southern most tip of Manhattan, on the edge of the financial district. The area is filled with gleaming modern high-rises and mammoth art deco buildings remaining from the New York of old. I will … Continue reading

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Tour ReVision Urban Farm (in pictures!)

ReVision Urban Farm began as a small garden in 1990 alongside a shelter for homeless mothers that is now the ReVision Family Home. Originally called ReVision House, the program began as a very small grassroots effort to positively impact the lives … Continue reading

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Hell’s Kitchen Farm Project

Amazing, innovative farming projects are all around New York City, but some of them are hard to see unless you know where to look. The Hell’s Kitchen Farm Project is a perfect example of this: located on the rooftop of the Metro … Continue reading

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