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Farming in the City: The Rise of Urban Agriculture - - This large report talks about urban farming in China, West Africa, Kampala, Ethiopia, Dar Es Salaam, Kenya and Bolivia.

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Green Guerillas - - In 1994, this grassroots, New York City organization $300,000 worth of gardening materials and assistance to 20,000 New Yorkers.

Buying the Farm - - A nice look at Communuty Supported Agriculture: Some history, some national statistics, and a description of what it means to be a member of Rose Valley Farm, 35 acre CSA in New York State. At Mother Jones.

Farming in the City: The Rise of Urban Agriculture - - This large report talks about urban farming in China, West Africa, Kampala, Ethiopia, Dar Es Salaam, Kenya and Bolivia.

Mexico City Urban Agriculture - - This article describes the complex system of sustainable agriculture which has evolved in Mexico City- not with the help of government, but rather in spite of it..

The Calcutta Wetlands: Turning Bad Water Into Good - - Municipal wastewater from Calcutta proves to be not an incredible source of pollution, but a valuable resource that supports the world's largest ensemble of wastewater fish ponds. The wetland ecosystem purifies the wastwater, and in a process that pays for itself, creates food for the fish, which, in turn, feed people. This has has led a major wetland conservation effort, now known all over the world and recognized by United Nations,

The Nutrition Garden Project - - Albie Miles set out to grow all the food he would need for a year on a 4500 square foot plot at UC SAnta Cruz. This article describes what he planted, cultivation methods, problems encountered, and a detailed account of the results.

 

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