Posts Tagged ‘urban farming’

SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm

Posted by Jewels Clark

A Southern Methodist University professor and collection of community partners are stepping up to combat South Dallas’ food insecurity issues with a new seedling farm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s Freedom Garden.

The farm, which will celebrate …

Dallas Urban Farms Will Grow Fresh Produce for Chef Bruno Davaillon’s New Restaurant

Posted by Mallory Houser

Chef Bruno Davaillon will soon make a long-awaited comeback to the Dallas restaurant scene and with it he’ll team with local urban farmers to grow fresh ingredients onsite via hydroponics. 

Through a collaboration with Dallas Urban Farms, Davaillon’s Bullion, …

Nonprofit F.A.R.M Relocates to Expand Veteran Programs

Posted by Mallory Houser

After a sudden move from its DeSoto farm, Farmers Assisting Returning Veterans has relocated its operation to 200 acres of bottomland in Seogoville.

The new land off Bilindsay Road east of Interstate 45 is susceptible to flooding and has a …

Half Price Books Owner’s New Venture Caters to Urban Farming

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The owner of Half Price Books has started a completely different venture that focuses on eco-friendly, sustainable living.

Sharon Anderson bought the old True Value Gecko Hardware store on Northwest Highway and Ferndale Road in Dallas, The Dallas Morning News

DeSoto-based F.A.R.M. Offers Veterans Agricultural Therapy

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg


It’s no secret that it can be hard for returning veterans to assimilate into civilian society. When they enter basic training, recruits are broken down, taught to think differently. They shed their …

Dallas Startup Week: Urban Farming Gains Momentum

Posted by Michael Gordon


Update: Urban Farm Co. said Tuesday that it has partnered with the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

Jody and Maximillian Wall said that they were contacted by Allison Marbut, vice president of education

Urban Farming is in Full Bloom Thanks to One Couple

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

In 2013, Jody and Max Wall began growing a handful of vegetables and herbs using an aeroponic garden system called the Tower Garden. They watched as the vertical, futuristic-looking contraption grew flush with leafy foliage using only the small …