Count Your Crops!

It’s the beginning of July, and Farming Concrete is in full swing. We train several gardens in record keeping every week and help them conduct inventory of their crops, or Crop Count. We got new hanging scales this year, making the project more visible in gardens and also more convenient. Want a scale? Sign up … Continued

2011 Harvest Map

2011 harvest data is now available on our Harvest Map! Explore our data on urban agriculture yields in community and school gardens through this interactive webmap http://harvest.farmingconcrete.org/ Map users can toggle between 2010 and 2011 data, as well as filter by crop and by neighborhood. Harvest Map is a fun way to look at data … Continued

2011 Harvest Report

Farming Concrete’s citywide Harvest Report is now available for download! See how much food participating gardens grew in 2011. For 35 inventoried gardens growing on .94 acres, the estimated yield for crops we have data for was 13,000 pounds, worth $47,000. We think that’s a lot of food to grow on less than one acre. … Continued