Urban Agriculture and Community Food Security in the United States : Farming from the City Center To the Urban Fringe

  • Brown K
  • Bailkey M
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Abstract

With growing momentum in the last decade, individuals, organizations, communities, and governments have participated in a variety of creative efforts to develop the capacity to raise food in and around cities. Many of these efforts specifically address the needs of urban residents who are living in poverty, and consequently at grave risk for “food insecurity” – that is, threatened with hunger, poor nutrition, and frequent anxiety about not having enough to eat.

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  • K H Brown

  • M Bailkey

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