"Nothing stops a bullet like a job," is the motto of Homeboy Industries, the Los Angeles–based gang-intervention organization. Homegirl Cafe, started in 2005 and an off-shoot of Homeboy Industries, has a farm-to-kitchen training program, helping former gang members and other at-risk youth by providing gardening and cooking jobs.
Seven cool tree houses around the world that you can visit and rent for a night, a week, or just for a dinner. Located in forests, tiger preserves, and next to the sea, these tree houses are ideal for anyone looking for a vacation that's a little out of the ordinary.
Farm-to-table has become the ultimate food trend of the year. And for some restaurants, the path from farm to table is quite short—we highlight 11 restaurants from Seattle to Maine that are growing their produce for their recipes on their roof, in raised beds, in recycled tires, and in aeroponic towers for fresh, delicious, and truly local and seasonal cuisine.
A look at the life-cycle of a rooftop vegetable farm for a Canadian restaurant—complete with hydroponic planters, a hoop house—including the harvest of beautiful vegetables. Learn more about vegetable garden design.
Designed by PLANT Architect Inc., a green-roof garden in the heart of Toronto supports the sustainability of a beloved museum while creating a picture-perfect view from the ROM’s fine-dining destination, c5 Restaurant Lounge