The new New Urbanism incorporates food growing into urban planning

Let’s rurbalize it!: While “farming is the new golf,” in terms of surburban developments incorporating communal food-growing operations into their scope, urban planner Daniel Nairn sees many more advantages to embedding such land use into the fabric of a dense city block. In this interesting concept for a ‘garden block,’ he shows how agriculture could be woven into an urban landscape, not as a “stand-alone community but just another gene sequence to be spliced into the DNA of existing inner suburbs and cities.” (Grist)

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