urban gardens…
produce in the city


If thinking of a garden full of ready-to-eat produce conjures up images of bucolic fields in a rural area, try these words on for size “urban gardening”. Sound a little odd? More and more city dwellers are choosing to garden in their limited spaces and urban community gardens, once a rare find in the city, are becoming more commonplace. The interest and demand for public growing space is, well, growing! Community gardens offer opportunities for city residents to learn and connect with each other, as well as reap the benefits of fresh produce. Urban green spaces also help beat the heat of the concrete jungle. Urban gardens are cropping up all across America. Here are just a few we know of. Do you know of any urban garden programs in your area? Continue reading