You don’t have to live on a farm to grow a great vegetable garden. You can do so anywhere. Ever think of a rooftop garden. People are doing this all over the world. Not only this but they are feeding their communities at the same time. From Indianapolis to Sri Lanka you will see how others make this happen.
- You wouldn’t expect to find a farm in a bustling city, but urban agriculture is alive and well, supplying city-dwellers with local produce and providing extra security from flood disasters.
- Urban farms can be found in the unlikeliest of places, including warehouses, on rooftops, and even on the tiniest plots of land.
- The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative provides fresh produce to Detroit, and rooftop farming helps feed the population in Palestine’s Gaza Strip. Urban farms also exist in Indianapolis, Chicago, Shanghai, and Tel Aviv.
“If you are looking to grow food in your city, check out these six different urban farming projects we’ve rounded up to highlight various creative antidotes to the pressing issue that is global food security.”