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Urban Agriculture  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Urban agriculture is the growing, processing, and distribution of food inside the borders of cities and towns. The number of its supporters has been expanding since the 1970s, and adherents view it as a more sustainable way to feed population centers, improve nutrition, and reduce hunger. Urban agriculture takes many forms in practice, including community gardens, urban farms, edible schoolyards, roof gardens, and skyscraper farms. ...

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