From growing a single pot of herbs in the windowsill of a studio apartment to growing rows of crops in place of a front lawn, more and more city-dwellers are producing their own food. Although we can't always grow as much as people with more land, urban farmers learn to make the most of the conditions we have and produce delicious, healthy food rather than depend on the supermarket. In this article, I'll take you on a tour of my urban farm and talk a bit about the whys and hows of growing food in the city.
This is a wonderful article that I need to have my daughter read. She is in the suburbs in PA where you pay a fee to maintain various and sundry things and have certain standards for what you can grow, etc. The board denied her a veggie garden in her front yard even though she was going to work it into the landscaping.