Urban Agriculture in New York City

I sat in on a fascinating discussion last month on the future of urban agriculture in New York City.  There are, you may be surprised to learn, hundreds of farms and gardens in Gotham producing food. There are school gardens, backyard gardens, and community gardens, as well as farms at NYC Housing Authority complexes and commercial farms, as the Urban Agriculture website of NYC government shows.  There are even rooftop farms like the highly successful Brooklyn Grange.  (Although there are no apple orchards in the Big Apple, there are places within striking distance where you can go to pick.)

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