L.A.’s Urban Agriculture Planning Performed By UCLA Students

By PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture, Urban Design, Urban Farming

“The new report, “Cultivate L.A.: An Assessment of Urban Agriculture in L.A. County,” is intended to aid city planners as they learn how to accommodate these new land uses in the nation’s most populous county.” -UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

All major dense North Americans cities should consider this approach to the conservation of urban agriculture. By commissioning students to design an action plan, city planners and officials will attract diverse interest and create buy-in for the future of their cities.

What is your urban area doing to preserve its agricultural land?

Article Source: Jonathan Nettler, 23 August, 2013

Photo Credit: Kelly Rytel, Cultivate Los Angeles

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