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Urban Agriculture Grows in Richmond

Urban agriculture is popping up all over Richmond. Urban agriculture contributes to food security and food safety in two ways: first, it increases the amount of food available to people living in cities, and, second, it allows fresh vegetables and fruits and meat products to be made available to urban consumers. Because urban agriculture promotes energy-saving local food production, urban and peri-urban agriculture are generally seen as sustainable practices.

Check out some of the recent projects:

         Rotary Peace Garden

         Ecovillage Farm

         Richmond farmers Market

         23rd and Garvin HEAL/EcoVillage Community Garden

         Richmond High School Urban Agriculture Class

         Verde School Garden

And many more

For more information on urban agriculture, see Urban Tilth and Food Security.