Urban Agriculture & Gardening

Gardening on Brownfields Sites: Is it Safe?
National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (NALGEP) Webinar – March, 3 2010

Local gardening and marketing initiatives and agricultural activities in urban areas are on the increase – especially recently, due to rising energy costs, demand for fresh, locally grown food, and society’s interest in sustainable practices. Vacant and abandoned lots, i.e.brownfields may be “re-used” for gardening activities including food production, and many local farms are or will be located on land that may be impacted by previous use.

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