Urban Agriculture: Boston

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With 80% of the world’s resources being consumed within cities, which occupy just 2% of the Earth’s landmass, city leaders are developing new policies, strategies, and visions for generating fewer carbon emissions, consuming less energy and producing more urban agriculture. As the threats of climate change, food scarcity, economic hardship continues to present growing challenges for cities, Leading Cities explores the opportunities our partner cities have to address these urban challenges. In this Brief, Emil Ghitman Gilkes presents the opportunities possible for the city of Boston to pursue a more aggressive urban agriculture agenda.

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