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Global importance of urban agriculture 'underestimated'

<b>Urban agriculture is playing an increasingly important role in global food security, a study has suggested.</b><p>Researchers, using satellite data, found that agricultural activities within 20km of urban areas occupy an area equivalent to the 28-nation EU.<p>The international team of scientists says the …

Small property homesteading - Homegrown in the Valley

You may feel that there is no way to enjoy the farm life on a small property, but with the rise of the urban homesteading movement, there are more …

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Coming in 2015: 10 exciting bike infrastructure projects on the way to the Bay Area this year

Around San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area, 2015 will be an exciting one for bicycling. A number of bike infrastructure projects long proposed, debated, and promised will finally see the light of day. Here are ten projects that should be at least under construction by the end of this year, …

Limberlost Offers a New Class of Bikepacking Adventures

The Portland-based company will run the first supported tour of the Oregon Outback bike route<p>Anyone who’s bike toured extensively knows the hardest part often isn’t the cycling—it’s the long stretches of riding without services, the monotony of PB&J sandwiches for weeks on end, or the isolation of …

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Matter Cycles Builds 4130 Into Clean Rides In Boulder Colorado

New Builder Matter Cycles has been around for only about a year, making steel frames in Boulder, Colorado. With interesting bike names like BeneFat, …

Armed with a fleet of Teslas, Shift takes aim at Uber, public transit

A new transportation start-up, Shift, is creating its own intelligent mass private transit system. Moving around a city would be far less complicated if every bike, car, and bus was connected to an intelligent system that could automatically decide which mode of transit was the quickest for …

Lightweight caravan sleeps two adults, is towed by bicycle

Compared to the Bushtrekka, the Wide Path Camper looks relatively roomy, and sleeps up to two adults and a child. It's also relatively light, …

Bicycle Handlebar Trophy Head

Here's a trusty steed for cyclist types to hang their EPS foam helmets on. It communicates hipsters' favorite kind of irony, plus lets everyone know …

Cycling Shimanami: A Celebration of Bikes

Pedaling—and eating—my way along the smooth, misty roads of Ehime and Hiroshima didn’t get me any closer to understanding Japan—but it just might hold the secret to what cycling in the US could be<p>“To be Japanese you must celebrate the seasonal events,” Jasmine, my translator, told me, as she showed …