Touch the Soil News #1736 (Feature Photo – Quezon City, Philippines – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Patrickroque01)
The Philippines is a small island nation with at population of 107 million people – one third that of the United States. However, their nation is very small. The land area of the Philippines is just a little over 3 percent of that of the United States. The Nation has been struggling to feed itself for decades and it is getting harder.
It is no secret that the Philippines only have one choice left – Urban farming to re-claim every inch of growing space possible. Now the Philippine Department of Agriculture has teamed up with young people to design how agriculture can be deeply integrated into the urban landscape. You can read the story here: