Urban agroforestry and its potential integration into city planning efforts

Healthy food production, erosion prevention among many benefits

January 25, 2021 – For many, the ideal urban city not only features robust businesses and an active civilization, but also plenty of green spaces, trees, and even a fresh food supply. The January 22ndSustainable, Secure Food Blog explores the benefits of urban agroforestry and what the garden city of the future may look like.

Blogger Sarah Lovell explains, “As you can imagine, plant science, horticulture, agriculture, forestry, and other sciences contribute to the development of urban agroforestry. These scientists work with landscape designers and urban planners to purposefully integrate food production into the fabric of the city.”

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