R. Ortiz

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Restaurant Visit: An Innovative Micro Farm at Olmsted in Brooklyn

A buzzy new restaurant in Brooklyn is condensing today’s biggest food trends (farm-to-table, sustainability, no-waste) into a tiny backyard garden. …

Gardening

These New Yorkers Quit Their Desk Jobs to Run a Farm—On a Brooklyn Rooftop

When you hear the word “entrepreneur,” what image comes to mind? A hoodie-clad Stanford grad pitching his new tech app? An ex-investment banker …

What Most Agribusiness Experts Won’t Tell You

In a bid to become the most successful agribusiness entrepreneur, you read books and blog posts by the best agribusiness experts, attend workshops, …

So What Exactly Is The Benefit Of Urban Agriculture?

Urban farms and gardens are popping up in cities all over the country, often touted as the key to a sustainable lifestyle, as creating healthy …

Urban Agriculture

This City Is Home to 820 Urban Farms and Quickly Becoming America's Urban Ag Capital

Who knew that the Windy City has become so green? As Co.Exist reported, Chicago is quietly becoming the country's urban agriculture capital with 821 …

Urban Agriculture

It's Hard To Find Fresh Produce In North Philly -- But Not If You Grow Your Own

A 2-acre plot of land is providing a dietary lifeline for a Philadelphia neighborhood that badly needs it.<p>The plot, which was once a dumping ground, was taken over by the Philly Urban Creators in 2010 and transformed into an urban farm for the locals of North Philadelphia.<p>The collective of artists …

Farming

The 10 Best Business And Productivity Books Of 2015

Read some (or all!) of these 2015 favorites over the holidays and you’ll return to work in January ready to make 2016 the best year yet.<p>The holidays are a great time to catch up on reading, and think beyond day-to-day issues. Here are 10 of our favorite business and productivity books from 2015 …

The 25 Best Books for Entrepreneurs

If you have your sights set on building a massively successful company where you call the shots, you might want to start with the following books.<p>AmazonThis collection of New Yorker stories by John Brooks became Bill Gates' all-time favorite business book after Warren Buffett recommended it to him …

Self-improvement

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

Paulo Coelho

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

6 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

If you want to start a business, there's simply no excuse to be clueless anymore. Being the leader of a brand that influences people requires a relentless commitment to bettering yourself.<p>What's the quickest way to do this? <i>Books</i>.<p>Books are a cheap investment with a potentially infinite ROI. Think …

Andreessen Horowitz