April 21, 2012 from The Sustainable Cities Collective
Urban Agriculture is a movement towards growing and raising more food
within densely populated areas of major cities. Today, about 15% of the
world’s food is now grown in urban areas. Since space is limited in big
cities, you may have noticed city gardens sprouting up in smaller spaces such as balconies or on "green roofs". The link below will take you to a post regarding the growth of urban food production and its relevance to the CGA's upcoming May 27th workshop "Beets, Bees and Beauty; Advancing Urban Agriculture".
Read more about this topic here.