Articles by Christopher Weber
Christopher Weber is an environmental journalist in Chicago.
Overgrown: What happens when urban farms get too big?
As the number of city farms spanning more than 20 acres goes up, some worry: Are they suburbanizing cities?
Chipotle in hot salsa over tomato pickers’ rights
Activists are pushing Chipotle -- the one large fast food chain known for ethical meat -- to embrace a higher standard for workers. Will it work?
Growing Power scores $5 million to feed our nation’s hungriest cities
Will Allen's urban farming powerhouse plans to put a sizable grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation toward funding “community food centers” in Detroit, New Orleans, and parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, and New Mexico.
Counting the harvest: How numbers can save urban gardens
In 2010, just 67 New York gardens yielded 87,000 pounds of food. Some experts believe data like this is crucial to ensuring the urban agriculture movement takes root.