Why Suburban Lawns Are Becoming Farms

Why Suburban Lawns Are Becoming Farms

Jim Adams and Linda Borghi discuss using suburban lawns to grow crops.

Why Suburban Lawns Are Becoming Farms

Aug 16, 2017

New York City isn't known as a farming destination, but green thumbs in Long Island have come up with a creative way to grow crops by turning their front yards into farms. Jim Adams, co-founder of Lawn Island Farms, joins us to talk about this new movement. He was recently profiled in the New York Times piece "For Farmers Without Land, a Long Island Lawn Will Do." He's joined by Linda Borghi, founder of Farm-A-Yard, an organization that trains people on how to use their yards to grow crops.

Hydroponics: the future of farming

Hydroponics: the future of farming

Brian Wansink: “It Is Easier To Change Your Environment Than It Is To Change Your Mind”

Brian Wansink: “It Is Easier To Change Your Environment Than It Is To Change Your Mind”