City Dwellers Turn to Growing Their Own Organic Produce

By: Christina Butty - Published: Mar 28, 2009 • References: ryerson
While we usually think of farming as something that happens in the countryside, many city slickers are starting to grow their own food. As the race for space, and the debate over organic food rages on, these ideas are becoming increasingly incorporated into the urban landscape.

Ideas for rooftops and gardens are numerous, including bee keeping, chicken coops, and even rice patties along with the usual fruits and vegetables. These gardens can be found in local backyards, but also on the rooftops of many high end restaurants. Stats for Urban Agriculture Trending: Older & Mild
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