Post on Urban Agriculture from Climate Progress

How Urban Farming Can Transform Our Cities — And Our Agricultural System

By Climate Guest Blogger on May 29, 2012 at 10:36 am

by Adam James

As concerns mount over the accessibility and quality of meals in cities, urban agriculture is becoming a practical solution to give communities more choice — all while helping address greenhouse gas emissions from centralized agriculture.

With over 80 percent of the American population living in metropolitan centers, urban farming has the ability to dramatically enhance economic growth, increase food quality, and build healthier communities.”

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1 Comment

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One response to “Post on Urban Agriculture from Climate Progress

  1. There was a good report on urban “vertical” gardening on Living On Earth this morning:

    http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=12-P13-00030&segmentID=2

    Low-tech and effective sounds good to me.

    Neil

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