Urban Agriculture Isn’t as Climate-Friendly as It Seems, but These Practices Can Transform City Farms

Monday, February 05th, 2024

Urban agriculture is expected to be an important feature of 21st century sustainability and can have many benefits for communities and cities, including providing fresh produce in neighborhoods with few other options. Among those benefits, growing food in backyards, community gardens or urban farms can shrink the distance fruits and vegetables have to travel between producers and consumers – what’s known as the “food mile” problem. With transportation’s greenhouse gas emissions eliminated, it’s a small leap to assume that urban agriculture is a simple climate solution. Learn more.

Sourced from MorningAg Clips