Gardening in New York (Google / Tropical Garden)

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Container Gardening In Empty Spaces

This small scale farm is actually on a New York construction site that is pretty much stalled due to the recession. Odd thing is I could see this type of farming going on in many cities around the world with the economic downturn. There are a few major benefits besides the obvious of utilizing the land such as job creation but also growing local and selling local keeps money in the community.



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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.