05 Sep '11, 10am

Edible Gardens are Busting Out All Over

Call them edible gardens, or urban agriculture, or guerrilla gardening: whatever. The fact is people are finding unused nooks and crannies to plant vegetables everywhere. In London, Capital Growth is an organization dedicated to doing just that on a city-wide scale. They are aiming for the creation of 2,012 new spaces by 2012 (part of the general 2012 Olympic fever). They held an Edible Gardens Day where the public could visit many of these hidden plots. Photo: growingpeople There were over 40 community food-growing spaces open to the public. These included land in various parts of public housing, local parks and even fences. There were cycling and walking tours of participating housing estates and gardens. Photo: growingpeople In some cases it is a form of guerrilla gardening in that it is not officially sanctioned by the public housing authorities, but it is tolerated. T...

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