Urban Farming is Still a Great Idea


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Urban farming is not a new idea but it is a great one. Good guest blogger Stacey Murphy explains how decentralized urban farming might be the future of food in the United States.She explains:

Growing food in dense cities like New York might seem like an oxymoron, but why shouldn't we grow food right next to our plates to reduce the waste? Today, most Americans live in urban areas. And as the population densities have shifted around the country, we should re-examine backyards. They can be more than places to relax; they can be places to grow vegetables.

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Tags: Farming | Local Food | Urban Planning

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