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Before making history by becoming the City of Atlanta’s first Director of Urban Agriculture, Mario Cambardella took a vacation to Italy. Due to a series of unfortunate events — which turned out to be quite fortunate, in retrospect — Cambardella wound up in Milan for the World’s Fair. The theme was how cultures are preparing […]

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ATLANTA –  Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that Mario Cambardella has been named Urban Agriculture Director and will join the administration on December 3, 2015. His appointment, a first for the City of Atlanta, will support Atlanta’s efforts to become a top tier city in the U.S. for sustainability. In his role, Mr. Cambardella will […]

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One of many reasons to love urban agriculture: it can have an incredible transformative power on abandoned, rundown spaces. So we loved hearing about S.E.E.D.S. Global‘s Alex Delgado and Todd Mitchell, who are trying to turn an abandoned, boarded-up apartment complex into “an urban farming initiative in the middle of some of Atlanta’s worst blight.” […]

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