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What does the NFS have to say about Urban Agriculture? A few initial thoughts…

The much anticipated National Food Strategy has given us this fascinating overview of land use (below). We can see that 50% of habitable land in the world is given to agriculture and 1% is urban and built up. So straight off the bat this shows us that when we think about transforming urban food systems, …

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Is Urban Agriculture gaining traction across the UK?

We think it might be. Over the years there have been various local and national initiatives promoting a growth in sustainable local food, amongst them the Allotments Regeneration Initiative, the Local Food Programme, Making Local Food Work and the Sustainable Food Places Network. Our partners in the Urban Agriculture Consortium have all reported a rise …

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