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Edible landscaping: a business helping city dwellers grow food

publication date: Mar 1, 2016
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Interest in urban farming has increased dramatically in the past 10 years. A diverse set of urban farming businesses have sprung up around the United States, ranging from direct market mini-farms to well-capitalized hydroponic greenhouse production facilities to edible landscaping businesses that help city dwellers grow their own food on their own lots. It’s an exciting time to be involved in urban farming. Despite growing interest, many of these new urban agriculture businesses have already come and gone, and at this point it’s difficult to determine which models will ultimately prove to be the most successful and economically sustainable.


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