Many people wonder how to make their homes more environmentally friendly as droughts and food shortages become more frequent. The solution is to combat climate change. However, you can also take steps at home if you are living in a city.
Urban agriculture has gained in popularity in recent years as more people have started to grow their food in the city despite the apparent lack in space. Henry Gordon-Smith is the founder and CEO at Agritecture. He says that “urban agriculture” refers to the production, distribution, and policies which allow us to grow our food in or near cities.
Henry Gordon-Smith: Urban Agriculture and its Impact
Many people believe that it’s a new concept. He tells Sonia Baghdady, “If you look back at history, we built cities in areas where we had food to live on.” Advocate Now. “Now there’s a sort of renaissance happening to bring farming back to the cities, whether it’s for food security, resilience to climate change, health and well-being or even equity.”
Agritecture provides advisory services, technology and a focus on urban and controlled environments agriculture. Although it may seem difficult to grow…