Truck Farm!

Truck Farm is a fleet of gardens-on-wheels, an award-winning documentary film, and most recently a children’s book and album — all teaching young people about the joys of growing food.

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In the Media

If you’re interested in interviewing filmmaker Ian Cheney about the Truck Farm project, contact [email protected].

EcoSalon

Foodie Underground: Truck Farm
Truck Farm feature!
May 30, 2011

New York Times

A Metal-Gate Makeover
Truck Farm mention in an article about the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas!
May 2, 2011

Examiner.com

Creative gardening wins the Truck Farm Garden Contest
Article on the second annual Garden Contest!
April 25, 2011

Telegraph21

Truck Farm
Feature on the film and an interview with Ian
April, 2011

TakePart

Food Grows on Wheels: Urban Truck Farmers Roll Out Film
Blog post on the film and fleet
March 10, 2011

Broward New Times

Truck Farm: Join the Fleet
The fleet is featured in a blog post
March 9, 2011

Mother Earth News

Friday Video: Farming on a Truck Bed in Brooklyn
The old Dodge is featured in a blog post
February 25, 2011

ServiceNation

I’ll Take My Broccoli to Go, Please
Blog post on the truck and food deserts
February 11, 2011

National Museum of American History

The Lemelson Center serves up food for tomorrow
Blog post on Truck Farm sneak peek screening
January 28, 2011

Examiner.com

Truck Farm: A Food and Film Project
Article on the truck and the film’s premiere
January 14, 2011

Sacramento News & Review

No Junk in the Truck
Interview with Ian on Truck Farm’s premiere!
January 13, 2011

Washington Gardener Magazine

No Room to Garden? Use Your Truck or Barge or Bathtub
Blog post on Truck Farm sneak peak screening at the Smithsonian
November 13, 2010

New York Magazine

What an Urban Farmer Looks Like
Truck Farm mentioned in a feature on NY’s new generation of growers!
September 27, 2010

Technorati

A Produce Farm in a Pickup Truck
Blog post featuring Ian, Curt, and the truck
September 10, 2010

OregonLive.com

Q&A with Curt Ellis on Latest Project for Muddy Boot Organic Festival
Hometown interview with Curt
September 10, 2010

Country Living

A Homegrown Educational Project
Article on the truck in Country Living Magazine!
September, 2010

Cooking Up a Story

Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney talk about Truck Farm
Video interview with Ian and Curt
August 11, 2010

Marketwire

Nau Announces 2nd Annual $10,000 Grant for Change Recipients: Truck Farm
Article on Truck Farm and the Nau grant!
July 27, 2010

GOOD

Truck Farm Wins Nau’s $10,000 Grant for Change
Blog post on the contest
July 27, 2010

The Thought Kitchen

Announcing the 2010 G4C Grantee!
Nau blog announces Truck Farm is 2010 Grant for Change winner!!
July 27, 2010

SUNfiltered

Nau’s Grant for Change
Sundance Channel blog likes the old Dodge for the Nau Grant for Change
July 22, 2010

Well Preserved

Truck Farm…The Movie
Blog posts on Truck Farm episodes
July 12, 2010

PBS

Travels with the Truck Farm
Truck Farm tour slideshow!
July 8, 2010

Planet Green

3 Great Ideas for Gardens in Unexpected Places
All three contest winners featured on Planet Green
June 25, 2010

Serious Eats

Truck Farm Announces Winners of the Wicked Delicate Garden Contest
Contest winners receive their worm farm!
June 25, 2010

Providence Journal

Brown team wins worm farm for its pedal-powered farm entry
Wicked Delicate Garden Contest winners!
June 23, 2010

Good

Can you teach an old Dodge new tricks?
Blog post from New Zealand’s sustainable living magazine
June 14, 2010

The Atlantic

Fields on Wheels: Teaching with a Truck Farm
True or false: eggs come from eggplants
June 11, 2010

Planet Green

It’s a Truck! It’s a Farm! (And Now, It’s Going to Be a Movie.)
Interview with Ian
June 11, 2010

Serious Eats

Meet & Eat: Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis of Truck Farm, a Farm on a Truck
Interview with Ian and Curt
June 9, 2010

Snob

How to Get Products Directly from the Farmer
Truck Farm featured in a Russian publication!
June 3, 2010

The Huffington Post

Plant Your Toilet
Ian on toilet farming and other creative ideas from students
May 30, 2010

The Splendid Table

Truck Farm
Ian talks with Lynne Rossetto Kasper
May 29, 2010

City Farmer

New Episode (3) of Truck Farm
Truck Farm Episode 3!
May 11, 2010

Organic Nation.tv

The Art of Urban Mobile Gardening
Blog post on gardens with wheels, including the old Dodge!
May 10, 2010

Grub Street New York

Find Out How to Turn a Pickup Truck Into a Farm Tonight
New York Magazine blog post about Truck Farm!
May 3, 2010

Free NYC

OCD Lecture Series: Keep on Truck(farm)ing
Ian speaking at Pete’s Candy Store!
May 3, 2010

24/Seven

Movable Feast
Ian and the truck head to Pete’s Candy Store in Bklyn on May 3
April 28, 2010

Backyard Farming

Truck Farm
Blog post – learn about supporting the Truck Farm documentary!
April 23, 2010

USDA Blog

Celebrating Earth Day at USDA with Hands on Learning and Activities
Truck Farm celebrates Earth Day at the USDA!
April 23, 2010

Small Bites

Truck Farm Recap
Great photos of Ian and Curt’s visit to Providence
April 23, 2010

EatingWell

Can I Get That Garden ‘To Go’?
Editor writes about the Wicked Delicate Garden Contest!
April 22, 2010

Wed Direct

Truck Farm – Earth Week Tour
Truck Farm on tour
April 22, 2010

Eat Local London

Truck Farm – A Wicked Delicate Food and Film Project
Blog post – help kickstart the old Dodge!
April 14, 2010

The Nourished Nest

The Truck Farm Project
Blog post about the Truck Farm Tour
April 13, 2010

EatingWell

Truck Farm: Unusual Urban Garden Project
Ian and Curt on Truck Farm’s first year
May/June 2010

Rhode Island’s Future

Truck Farm Rolls into Providence April 19
Ian and Curt hit the road with Truck Farm!
April 11, 2010

Curious Inquiry on the Streets of NY

Truck Farm featured in Japanese guidebook to New York!
February, 2010

Public Radio International’s Living on Earth

A Farm in a Pickup Truck
Truck Farm on the radio!
October 14, 2009

Greenupgrader

Truck Farm: the Concrete Jungle’s Mobile Garden
Blog post about Truck Farm
August 26, 2009

The New York Daily News

Brooklyn Filmmakers Turn Pickup Truck into Open-air Farm on Wheels
Truck Farm profile
August 3, 2009

Wired

Truck Farm, A Roving Vegetable Plot In a Truck
Truck Farm featured in Gadget Lab
August 3, 2009

The Nikkan Gendai

Truck Farm profile in a Japanese daily newspaper!
August, 2009

The Yomitime

Truck Farm
New York area Japenese language paper writes about Truck Farm
August, 2009

Greendiary.com

Truck Farm is Green Farming; Guzzles Gas Anyway!
Blog post about Truck Farm
July 31, 2009

The Village Voice

Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney Talk Truck Farming
Q&A with Ian and Curt
July 30, 2009

The Huffington Post

The Truck Farm: The Coolest Urban Agriculture Project Around
Read about and watch Truck Farm Episode 2
July 30, 2009

TreeHugger

Brooklyn Eco-Film Geeks Build Awesome Truck Farm
Truck Farm grabs this blogger’s attention
July 30, 2009

Culinate

A Truck Farm Grows in Brooklyn
Curt on the Truck Farm project
July 29, 2009

The Washington Post

Farm Food Hits the Road
Jane Black writes about Truck Farm
July 28, 2009

Inhabitat.com

Truck Farm is a Roving Veggiemobile
Blog post about Truck Farm
July 28, 2009

Tasting Table New York

Farm on the Run
Truck Farm article sent to Tasting Table subscribers
July 27, 2009

Civil Eats

Drive-Through: A Truck Farm Grows in Brooklyn
Curt writes about Truck Farm
July 24, 2009

Edible Brooklyn

Truck Farmer
Truck Farm featured on the cover!
July 15, 2009

Natural Home

Natural Home Interviews Truck Farm Filmmakers Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney
Interview with Ian and Curt
March/April, 2009