Urban agriculture is the growing of plants and the raising of animals for food and other uses, and related processing and marketing activities, within and around cities and towns. Urban agriculture has received increased attention in the past few years from development organisations and national and local authorities in developing countries. With its multiple functions, urban agriculture plays an important role in urban poverty alleviation and social inclusion, urban food security, urban waste management and urban greening.
THERE ARE more than 80,000 vacant lots in Chicago and the way Ken Dunn sees it, there's the potential for thousands of jobs. Founder of the Resource Center, a Chicago-based nonprofit environmental organization,
City farm started investigating whether intensive urban farming could provide enough income to support a house hold
"We found that by planning and planting carefully, you can create a job for an individual on about 10,000 square feet or about four lots,"
it's amazing to find this kind of blogs with info from 4 years ago!!! makes you wonder, what was I doing 4 years ago??
Here's an interesting Blog You might want to check out if you're planning on making a change in your life (or if things in your current life are forcing you to change your ways)
Urban Farming Guys have upload to their blog a bunch of videos and info that it's also worth cheking out. This particular video below made quite an impression on me, it show how to develop a aquaponic fish farming project!!