Food production is a critical issue in our ever-expanding population. Fortunately with advancements in gardening technology, urban agriculture has become economically viable offering a variety of environmental, economic, health, and social benefits.
- Environmental – protecting biodiversity, lowering greenhouse gas emissions
- Social – building community relations, instilling biophilic practices
- Economic – offering business opportunities like rooftop gardens or farmers markets
- Health – natural and organic food, improved urban air quality