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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Urban Farming

Episode 21 | 2m 50s

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By the end of the 20th century, nearly 80 percent of Americans lived in urban areas and no longer knew who grew their food. Then something happened. Across America, an urban farming movement began. On city rooftops, in vacant lots, and even in front yards, people are growing food in cities, or buying it from their neighbors, reconnecting them to where their food comes from.

Aired: 06/04/14 | Rating: NR

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