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Urban Agriculture: Food grown in the city – made in Germany

By DW (English)
Published on Aug 12, 2015

The world’s population is growing faster than expected. That makes the problem of food supplies more urgent than ever. One approach is to use urban spaces for farming. In the middle of Berlin, young entrepreneurs are growing organic vegetables.

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Farming Isn’t Just for the Country Anymore in North Omaha

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Vandals dug up 15 dwarf fruit trees, “so that was a bit discouraging,” Callie said. But she’s not giving up.

WOWT News Omaha
Aug 7, 2015

Except:

North Omaha is showing signs of a new look. Abandoned and unsightly lots are being transformed into self-sustainable urban farms.

Calandra Ferguson Cooper may not look the part but she’s a USDA Registered Farmer. What makes her unique is that she farms in North Omaha.

She said, “I got tired of seeing all these vacant lots that were in North Omaha and I had an opportunity to buy some of the lots.”

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August 20, 2015   Comments Off on Farming Isn’t Just for the Country Anymore in North Omaha