Agrodoks Agrodok 024, Urban Agriculture
Growing Vegetables in Cities
Urban agriculture can be described as follows:
“All forms of agricultural production in or directly adjacent to the city, which mainly provide urban markets with food products for sale to consumers or for consumption by the city-dwelling growers themselves.”
This Agrodok has primarily been written for women and men involved in urban agriculture: those new to crop growing in towns, as well as the producer with prior experience in rural agriculture or horticulture who plans to grow food or market garden crops in urban areas.
Version 2, 2005