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Published on July 10th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

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Top 5 Cities for Urban Farming

Urban Farming

More and more city-dwellers are growing their own fruits, herbs, and vegetables deep in the heart of major cities, blurring the line between – well, maybe not “rural” and “urban”, but certainly “suburban” and “urban”! This push on the urban farming front is part of a larger shift towards more organic, healthier, locally-grown food, of course, and some cities are better suited to support this than others.

Using something called the Gallup Wellbeing Index as a jumping off point, our sister site Sunstainablog came up with their top 5 cities for homesteading and urban farming. You can read the original article, below. Enjoy!

 


Top Five US Cities for Urban Homesteading (via sustainablog)

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I've been involved in motorsports and tuning since 1997, and write for a number of blogs in the Important Media network. You can find me on Twitter, Skype (jo.borras) or Google+.



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