Urban Agriculture in DC Infographic

Urban Agriculture in DC Infographic

May 24, 2013

Urban Agriculture is a movement towards growing and raising more food within densely populated areas of major cities. Today, about 15% of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas. Since space is limited in big cities, you may have noticed city gardens sprouting up in smaller spaces (like rooftops or apartment balconies). This […]

Portland Regional Food Economy

Portland Regional Food Economy

July 16, 2012

This set of maps and diagram displays the economics of production, consumption, and access to food and agriculture products in the Portland Metropolitan area and its regional context. Source

Urban Argriculture

Urban Argriculture

May 8, 2012

Yes, and not your garden variety gardening, either! Wikipedia explains: “The Garden city movement is an approach to urban planning that was founded in 1898 by Sir Ebenezer Howard in theUnited Kingdom. Garden cities were intended to be planned, self-contained, communities surrounded by greenbelts, containing carefully balanced areas of residences, industry, and agriculture.” Be sure […]