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Is the Economic Potential of Urban Production of Fruits and Vegetables Just Getting Started?

Positive Future News #892 (Feature Photo– Fruits – CCA SA 3.0 unported)

Fruits and Vegetables are at high risk in terms of broad based access due to the high level of attention needed for cultivation, harvest and dealing with their perishability. That said, it simply makes more sense to have fruits and vegetables produced as close to the point of consumption as practical.

Recently, a study has come out of Great Britain that analyzes the nation as a whole, in its capacity to utilize urban green spaces for supporting horticultural production. The opportunities and potential scales of production are impressive. The article hints that we’ve seen nothing yet in terms moving horticultural production into urban spaces. You can read the story here:

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