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Raising crops in the city

From community gardens to converted warehouses used for hydroponics, there's a renewed interest in raising crops in the city. Joe Nasr talks about how urban planning needs to change to maximize the potential of urban agriculture for food security.
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The common division between rural agricultural producers and urban food consumers is really a modern invention. Now, from community gardens to converted warehouses used for hydroponics, there's a renewed interest in raising crops in the city. Joe Nasr, a scholar, lecturer and consultant on urban agriculture and global food issues, talks about how urban planning needs to change to maximize the potential of urban agriculture for food security
 

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