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University of Missouri professor to use $20,000 grant to promote urban agriculture

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“ Like to see community plots grow large enough to supply a family with most of their food, and maybe even become capable of large-scale commercial production.”

By Emily Garnett
Missourian
September 12, 2011

Excerpt:

Hendrickson said her team will survey urban agriculture issues such as zoning policies and food and sale ordinances. The result will be an online database that will allow cities to search and access information about urban agriculture.

“We want to get a better feel for what’s out there,” Hendrickson said. “That way, if a city somewhere gets a request to do backyard chickens, they can find cities that have done it.”

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September 12, 2011   Comments Off on University of Missouri professor to use $20,000 grant to promote urban agriculture