Many people wonder what they can do to make their home more sustainable as food shortages and droughts become more common. Even though the answer lies in fighting climate change, you can still take a few simple steps at home even if live in a big city.
Urban agriculture has gained in popularity in recent years as more people have started to grow their food despite the perceived lack of 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 on Urban Agriculture
Many people consider it to be something new. He tells Sonia Baghdady, “We always built cities in areas where we could find food to sustain us.” Advocate Now. “And 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…