The top green and Gristy stories of 2011
Urban farming goes legit
Think everyone who’s anyone is already raising chickens? Think again. Some poor souls live in cities and towns where animal husbandry (wifery? spousery?) and some types of gardening are overregulated or outright banned. Fortunately, that’s starting to change. San Francisco, Chicago, Baltimore, Oakland, and other municipalities changed their rules this year to encourage urban farming, while San Diego and other cities are looking to follow suit.