Urban Fruit-Picking to Prevent Waste
Created 8/16/2010 8:42:41 AM 
It's right about this time of year that those with fruit trees and gardens in the Northern Hemisphere tend to get overwhelmed by homegrown abundance. Many tons of these are wasted year after year; but no more.
Mapping the Urban Forests
Created 7/28/2010 9:20:04 AM 
Mapping is an application to which the crowds are eminently well-suited, geographically dispersed as they tend to be. Not only are the masses contributing to maps of hot music gigs and filming locations, but now they're helping to create a map of San Francisco's urban forest too.
FoodHub: Connect Local Producers & Buyers
Created 7/21/2010 8:33:14 AM 
This growing season, Northwest food producers and food buyers will begin utilizing a new online resource that simplifies the process of making connections with each other. The website embraces new technology to bolster a regional food system, expand market channels, and bridge rural and urban economies.
Compost Yourself to Riches
Created 6/7/2010 8:25:45 AM 
The average American family produces more than 500 pounds of leftover organic material every year; composting not only keeps that waste out of methane-generating landfills, it also produces nutrient-rich, fertile, natural soil. Composting may be the right thing to do for the environment, but it can be hard to get around the smell and the mess—particularly for urbanites without expansive yards.
Cool Ideas for Urban Farming
Created 6/2/2010 9:05:27 AM 
The urban farming trend is all about the production of food by planting on unused land and space while increasing diversity, educating youth, adults and seniors and providing an environmentally sustainable system to uplift communities. As we have seen before, it can also involve animal husbandry, aquaculture, agro-forestry or horticulture.
A New Green Twist on Car Rentals
Created 4/12/2010 8:59:17 AM 
For many urban dwellers, the idea of owning a car just doesn’t make sense. Public transportation as well as highly marketed car renting services like Zipcar and City CarShare make it easy enough to get around. But if you do own a car, wouldn’t it be nice to make some extra money with your car that usually sits on the street or in a garage for most of the day? Well, one company is betting on just that.
Green Myths that Cost You Money
Created 4/2/2010 8:07:39 AM 
Nowadays, most forward-thinking corporations and environmental savvy people are going green. Trouble is, when it comes to what's really environmentally sound, there are a lot of misunderstandings. Here is a list of green urban legends that are not what you think:
Web 2.0 Meets Urban Agriculture
Created 3/24/2010 8:13:04 AM 
Urban agriculture is the practice of cultivating, processing and distributing food in, or around a village, town or city. Social benefits that have emerged from urban agricultural practices are; better health and nutrition, increased income, employment, food security within the household, and community social life.
A New Green Twist on Car Rentals
Created 3/12/2010 8:06:23 AM 
For many urban dwellers, the idea of owning a car just doesn’t make sense. Public transportation as well as highly marketed car renting services like Zipcar and City CarShare make it easy enough to get around. But if you do own a car, wouldn’t it be nice to make some extra money with your car that usually sits on the street or in a garage for most of the day? Well, one company is betting on just that.
Top 10 Green Business Ideas for 2009
Created 12/30/2009 9:06:44 AM 
With so many cool ideas for green businesses, the selection is a tough one. From urban agriculture to innovative recycling ideas. However, the votes are in. Without further delay, here are the top ten green business ideas as selected by our readers in descending order:

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