Special Issue: The Food Factor
Kimberley Hodgson's story on the next big trend plus an interview with Kathleen Merrigan of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Web Extra: Additional Resources.
Sidebar: A New Direction at the USDA
Greg Flisram notes that urban farming is making a comeback — and describes some potential spinoff businesses. Sidebars on Vancouver and Tarpon Springs.
Sidebar: Vancouver's Green Thumb
Gabriela Worrel visits some edible front yards. Sidebars on backyard chickens and Berkeley's schoolyard gardens.
Sidebar: What's Fowl Is Fair
Sidebar: Berkeley Schools Go Green
Paul Shigley describes nationwide efforts to get healthy food into underserved neighborhoods.
With a sidebar on zoning.
Vacant land can be an asset, as Olga Bonfiglio reports. Sidebars on Montreal and on LA's vertical gardens.
Sidebar: Montreal's One Percent Solution
Sidebar: It Takes a Wall
How well do preservation tools work? Tom Daniels reports in Planning Practice.
Web Extra: How Conservation Easements Work
Molly Phemister maps out food and hunger issues around the world.
Denver's form-based code, New Orleans update.
Megan's Law, Florida takings.
A monthly column on statistics in the news — compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: food trends.
Bring back the victory garden.
Warmongers, flood policy.
Vanishing wetlands, urban design.
News reports, blogs, videos, etc.
Waterfronts: our first line of defense.
Cover: A farmers market vegetable display. Photo ©iStockphoto.com/Marlee90.