Urban Agriculture<br />Urban agriculture<br />is the practice of cultivating, processing and distributing Food in or aroun...
The U.N. says we will need to produce 70% more food by 2050 or risk starving hundreds of millions of people<br />
What To Do.. What To Do…The Re-Birth of Urban Agriculture…<br />We are faced with growing populations<br />Growing Expense...
Types of Urban Agriculture<br />Micro-Farming In and Around the House<br />Community Gardens<br />Institutional Gardens<br...
Micro-Farming In and Around Living Space<br />This would include all types of gardening<br />Roof Gardens<br />Container G...
Community GardensPlots of Land Used for Growing FoodThat Are Located Away From Where the Farmer Lives<br />
Institutional GardensSchools, Churches, even PrisonsAny Institution that grows food <br />
Small Scale Commercial Horticultural Based FarmsPlant Based Growing Operation<br />
Small Scale Commercial Livestock and Fish-Farming<br />Chickens, Bee’s, Goats<br />Tilapia, Perch, Trout<br />
Small Scale Specialist ProducersNiche Market’s<br />
Large Scale Agro-BusinessBrings Large Amounts of Food to Dense Urban Populations<br />
Multi-Functional Farms<br />
It Is Essential That We Change Our Paradigms Of the Traditional Farmer… To Embrace Our Future…<br />
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Urban agriculture presentation (2)

  1. 1. Urban Agriculture<br />Urban agriculture<br />is the practice of cultivating, processing and distributing Food in or around villages, towns or cities.<br />
  2. 2. The U.N. says we will need to produce 70% more food by 2050 or risk starving hundreds of millions of people<br />
  3. 3. What To Do.. What To Do…The Re-Birth of Urban Agriculture…<br />We are faced with growing populations<br />Growing Expense of Biofuel<br />Environmental Impact<br />Food Deserts Within Cities<br />These Things Directly Impact the Quality of Life for the People Who Live in Cities<br />
  4. 4. Types of Urban Agriculture<br />Micro-Farming In and Around the House<br />Community Gardens<br />Institutional Gardens<br />Small Scale Commercial Horticultural Based Farms<br />Small Scale Commercial Livestock and Fish-Farming<br />Small Scale Specialist Producers<br />Large Scale Agro-Business<br />Multi-Functional Farms<br />Urban Agriculture <br />Is a Tribute to Human Ingenuity and Creativity!<br />
  5. 5. Micro-Farming In and Around Living Space<br />This would include all types of gardening<br />Roof Gardens<br />Container Gardening<br />Raised Bed <br />Traditional<br />
  6. 6. Community GardensPlots of Land Used for Growing FoodThat Are Located Away From Where the Farmer Lives<br />
  7. 7. Institutional GardensSchools, Churches, even PrisonsAny Institution that grows food <br />
  8. 8. Small Scale Commercial Horticultural Based FarmsPlant Based Growing Operation<br />
  9. 9. Small Scale Commercial Livestock and Fish-Farming<br />Chickens, Bee’s, Goats<br />Tilapia, Perch, Trout<br />
  10. 10. Small Scale Specialist ProducersNiche Market’s<br />
  11. 11. Large Scale Agro-BusinessBrings Large Amounts of Food to Dense Urban Populations<br />
  12. 12. Multi-Functional Farms<br />
  13. 13. It Is Essential That We Change Our Paradigms Of the Traditional Farmer… To Embrace Our Future…<br />

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