A sobering prediction is that more food will be consumed in the next 50 years than that consumed in the last 10,000 years combined. It is estimated that 80 percent of this food will be consumed in cities.
South China Morning Post Peta Tomlinson brings us a story of how one of the most heavily populated cities in the world – Hong Kong – is actually starting to embrace urban food. Hong Kong has 17.500 people for every square mile. You can read more of the story here: http://cityfarmer.info/how-urban-farms-could-solve-our-future-food-problems-and-promote-a-green-lifestyle/