Étiqueté : agriculture_urbaine

“The Lucky country”? A critical exploration of community gardens and city–community relations in Australian cities: Local Environment: Vol 22, No 8

Urban agriculture (UA) has the potential to expand beyond the grassroots level to meet the social, cultural, economic and food needs of urban dwellers. At its core, UA represents an alternative use of urban space that occurs with or without gov…

Assessing Current Local Capacity for Agrifood Production To Meet Household Demand: Analyzing Select Food Commodities across 377 U.S. Metropolitan Areas – Environmental Science & Technology (ACS Publications)

Increasing food production in local urban and peri-urban areas is articulated as a potential way for local governments to achieve multiple sustainability outcomes (environmental, social, and human health). However, scientific judgements on loca…

Beyond Productivity: Considering the Health, Social Value and Happiness of Home and Community Food Gardens

Beyond Productivity: Considering the Health, Social Value and Happiness of Home and Community Food Gardens

We are living in an age of concern for mental health and wellbeing. The objective of the research presented in this paper is to investigate the perceived health, social value and happiness benefits of urban agriculture (UA) by focusing on home …