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Rooftop Gardening in Chongqing, China

Touch the Soil News #1038 (Feature photo – Chongqing Business District – CCA SA 3.0 Unported)

Chongqing isn’t your normal city. With almost 31 million people in the region, this one city has a population just shy of 10 percent of the entire U.S. population.

Getting fresh organic produce into a city of this size, which is anything but green, is a strong incentive to start farming rooftops. The city is embracing rooftop gardening, which comes with some problems as the rooftops can leak.

Media giant Global Times briefly covers the topic here:

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1105475.shtml

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