Growing Urban Agriculture in Tampa Bay

Florida’s The Tampa Tribune recently published Nourishing the Planet’s op-ed on urban agriculture.

Urban agriculture initiatives in Tampa Bay and around the world empower city residents to take control of their own food production. (Photo credit: The Tampa Tribune)

According to the United Nations, 65 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. Cultivating fresh produce in empty lots helps nourish urban communities and strengthen local food systems, all while bringing neighbors together.

Click here to read the full article.

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