07 May '12, 3pm

What is an Urban Farm?

I don’t know why someone would want to get into a semantics argument about a really cool movement but ..whatever. I suppose attempting define something maybe invites that argument? Regardless everyone who can do what they can to source their food as locally as possible is doing a great thing for their family, their community, and the environment. We all will likely need to be more resilient in the future and this is a great start that anyone can do at whatever level they are capable of given the space that they have. Personally I live on .15 acres in a downtown urban neighborhood. I have goats, chickens, bees as well as vegetable garden space, 11 different tree fruits, 4 kinds of berries, and the starts of medicinal herb garden space growing a dozen plus herbs that will help me in my herbalist endeavors. I think I call that urban farming. But I think that someone maintaini...

Full article: http://sustainablog.org/2012/05/what-is-an-urban-farm/

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