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Urban Agriculture and Community Food Systems

Urban Agriculture and Community Food Systems

Urban Agriculture: The production, processing, distribution, and sale of food within urban and suburban areas for noncommercial/hobby, commercial, educational, or nonprofit purposes. Examples of these activities include: food producing gardens (community, backyard, institutional, market, or rooftop); edible landscaping; bee, poultry, and animal keeping; farmers’ markets, CSAs, mobile produce trucks; urban or market farms; and innovative food-production methods, such as hydroponics, aquaponics, and aquaculture.

What is Urban Agriculture?
Benefits of Urban Agriculture

Organizations with useful resources for producers

If you are an urban farmer looking for more resources in commercial business development, marketing, production, or planning and management of your small farm(s), or are seeking assistance or resources in horticulture management, please visit the Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises at:

Benefits of Urban Agriculture - Infographic