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Urban farming and urban food garden

NATIONAL GARDENING ASSOCIATION HEALTHY AMERICAN HOUSEHOLDS WITH FOOD GARDENS URBAN AGRICULTURE MAKES CITIES HEALTHIER PLACE FOR US TO LIVE BY IMPROVING 2009 THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY VIA REDUCING AIR POLLUTION 43 MILLION 2008 36 MILLION NORTHEAST WEST 22% 23% URBAN 800 MILLION AGRICULTURE REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD GARDENERS IN CONTIGUOUS AMERICA NUMBER OF PEOPLE CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN URBAN AGRICULTURE AROUND THE WORLD WHILE SUPPLYING FOOD TO MORE THAN 3.4 BILLION URBAN RESIDENTS FOOD GARDEN MIDWEST SOUTH 26% 29% $2.5 BILLION FOOD COST REDUCTION NATIONWIDE INVESTMENT. $21 BILLION TOTAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT LOCAL URBAN FOOD PRODUCTION 2009 REDUCES FOOD COST VIA SAVINGS IN FOOD TRANSPORTATION COSTS, STORAGE, AND PRODUCT LOSS ECONOMICS OF FOOD GARDENS IN AMERICA WIKIPEDIA INFOGRAPHIC BY DENNIS PAN

Urban farming and urban food garden

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An infographic I made as an experiment. I want to get a degree in nutritional science, so I became interested in urban agriculture. 99% of food in our cities are from the industrial food system, in ...

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