The City of Sudbury Talks Urban Agriculture

According to city planner Kris Longston, Sudburians spend a hefty $270 million annually on food with a mere fraction of that being grown or produced locally.

Urban agriculture
Urban agriculture © Riverpark Farm

According to city planner Kris Longston, Sudburians spend a hefty $270 million annually on food with a mere fraction of that being grown or produced locally. His suggestion: a move towards urban agriculture, including community gardens, greenhouses and even backyard chickens.

Given the rising price of gas and growing concern about climate stability, it's not a surprise to us that city planners are suggesting Sudbury embrace the trend towards urban agriculture and produce more of it's own food locally. We look forward to the day when cities everywhere adopt local food production as a city planning priority.

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