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URBAN
AGRICULTURE




Urban agriculture is the practice of cultivating, processing and
distributing food in, or around (peri-urban), a village, town or
city. Urban agriculture in addition can also involve animal
husbandry, aquaculture, agro-forestry and horticulture. These
activities also occur in peri-urban areas as well.

Urban farming is generally practiced for income-earning or
food-producing activities though in some communities the main
impetus is recreation and relaxation. Urban agriculture
contributes to food security and food safety in two ways: first,
it increases the amount of food available to people living in
cities, and, second, it allows fresh vegetables and fruits and
meat products to be made available to urban consumers. A common
and efficient form of urban agriculture is the biointensive method.
Because urban agriculture promotes energy-saving local food
production, urban and peri-urban agriculture are generally seen as
sustainable practices.



Urban Agriculture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_agriculture



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COMMUNITY
GARDENING




A community garden is a single piece of
land gardened collectively by a group
of people.

Community gardens provide fresh produce
and plants as well as:


satisfying labor,

neighborhood improvement,

sense of community and
connection to the environment.



They are publicly functioning in terms
of ownership, access, and management,
as well as typically owned in trust by
local governments or not for profit
associations.

A city’s community gardens can be as
diverse as its gardeners. Some grow
only flowers, others are nurtured
communally and their bounty shared,
some have individual plots for
personal use, while others have
raised beds for disabled gardeners.

Community gardens may help alleviate
one effect of climate change, which
is expected to cause a global decline
in agricultural output, making fresh
produce increasingly unaffordable.

Community gardens encourage an urban
community's food security, allowing
citizens to grow their own food or
for others to donate what they have
grown.



Community gardening
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_gardening



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COMMUNAL
GARDEN




A communal garden:
(often used in the plural as communal gardens)
is a normally formal garden for shared use by
a number of local residents, typically in an
urban setting. The term is especially used in
the United Kingdom.

The centre of many city squares and crescents
(e.g., especially in London) are maintained
as communal gardens.

Despite the name, and the fact that they
typically look like a small public park,
such gardens are normally privately by
jointly owned, with sharing of maintenance
costs.

Access may be restricted by locked gates,
with keys available for residents, or only
unlocked during daytime. They are often
surrounded by tall railings designed to
keep people out.



Communal garden
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communal_garden



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URBAN
GARDENING




Urban gardening may refer to:


Container garden

Growing plants in pots or other
containers, rather than in ground



Urban horticulture

Growing crops or ornamental plants
in urban or semi-urban setting



Urban agriculture

Food production in urban setting


Windowbox


Urban Gardening
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_gardening



Container garden
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Container_garden




Urban horticulture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_horticulture




Windowbox
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windowbox




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URBAN
AGRICULTURE
FARMING
LINKS




Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network
http://www.communitygarden.org.au

Australian Community Gardeners Forum
http://www.communitygardeners.org

Busselton Community Garden
http://www.busseltoncommunitygarden.org.au

Capital Growth
http://www.capitalgrowth.org/

City Farmer - Canada's Office of Urban Agriculture
http://www.cityfarmer.org/

City Farming
http://www.chitowndailynews.org/Culture/City_Farm_grows_jobs_knowledge_and_tomatoes,15388

Community gardening worldwide
http://www.communitygarden.de

Detroit Urban Agriculture Movement
http://www.democracynow.org/2010/6/24/detroit_urban_agriculture_movement_looks_to

Fallen Fruit
http://www.fallenfruit.org/

Farming goes vertical
http://money.cnn.com/2007/09/10/technology/farming_vertical.biz2/index.htm?postversion=2007091105

Growing Food for London conference
http://www.sustainweb.org/page.php?id=433

Growing greener cities
http://www.fao.org/ag/agp/greenercities/



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Growing UP In Manhattan
http://urbangardenmagazine.com/2010/08/growing-up-in-manhattan

Growing Urban Agriculture
https://ssir.org/articles/entry/growing_urban_agriculture

INUAg Seed funds for urban farming projects
http://www.inuag.org/

Project Earth
http://projectearth.com/

Ringwood Community Garden
http://www.ringwoodcommunitygarden.org.au

Rocks Community Farm
http://sustainablejamboree.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=17&Itemid=48

Sky Farming
http://nymag.com/news/features/30020/

Small, Green, and Good
http://bostonreview.net/BR34.2/tumber.php

Sustainweb
http://www.sustainweb.org/page.php?id=431



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Urban Agriculture
http://ucanr.edu/sites/UrbanAg/

Urban Agriculture
https://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/urban-agriculture

Urban Agriculture
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/5764Urban%20Agriculture.pdf

Urban Agriculture
https://www.nytimes.com/topic/subject/urban-agriculture

Urban Agriculture
http://www.fao.org/urban-agriculture/en/

Urban Agriculture
https://attra.ncat.org/urban_ag.html

Urban Farm
https://www.urbanfarm.org/

Urban Farming
http://www.urbanfarming.org/welcome.html

Urban Farming
http://www.beginningfarmers.org/urban-farming/

Veg Out Community Gardens
http://www.vegout.asn.au

Vera Street Community Garden
http://verastreetgarden.weebly.com

What is Urban Agriculture?
https://www3.epa.gov/region1/eco/uep/urbanagriculture.html

What is Urban Farming?
http://www.greensgrow.org/urban-farm/what-is-urban-farming/

Wynn Vale Community Garden
http://www.wvcg.net.au



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