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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Urban Farming

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By the end of the 20th century, nearly 80 percent of Americans lived in urban areas and no longer knew who grew their food. Then something happened. Across America, an urban farming movement began. On city rooftops, in vacant lots, and even in front yards, people are growing food in cities, or buying it from their neighbors, reconnecting them to where their food comes from.

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57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

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Food Security

Food: deserts, security, sovereignty — terms, culture and politics for feeding the world.

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Food Security

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Water

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Land Trust

Land trusts can keep farms afloat when the real estate is worth more than the yield.

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Land Trust

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