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Une veille scientifique sur l’ensemble des recherches et projets en agriculture urbaine dans le monde. Cette veille scientifique animée par plusieurs chercheurs sera jumeler à l’édition de billets “blogues” par les veilleurs. Cette veille se crée à partir de la catégorie agriculture urbaine de la veille Urbanité/Viabilité (http://villeviable.hypotheses.org).

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  • > Zero-Acreage Farming in the City of Berlin: An Aggregated Stakeholder Perspective on Potential Benefits and Challenges

    How can buildings be combined with agricultural production and what are the major potential benefits and challenges for the introduction of zero-acreage farming (ZFarming) in Berlin from the relevant stakeholders’ perspectives? These questions were explored through a series of interviews and stakeholder workshops held between 2011 and 2013. The aim was to identify the most suitable building-integrated farming model for the Berlin metropolitan area and to develop guidelines for the model’s suc...

  • > URBAN ROOFTOP FARMING IN BERLIN AND BARCELONA : WHAT RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES DO KEY STAKEHOLDERS PERCEIVE?

    Urban rooftop farming (URF) projects have been set up or planned by non‐profit initiatives or business entrepreneurs in the cities of Berlin (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain) over the last few years. Beyond the already‐established types of urban agriculture (UA) (such as allotments or school gardens), these “new forms” of UA are attracting increasing interest that can be observed in both cities. According to their proponents, they are supposed to provide potential benefits in the urban setting....

  • > Impact of school gardening on learning

    Following the launch of the Campaign for School Gardening in 2007, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) commissioned NFER to assess the impact of school gardening on children’s learning and behaviour. This report presents the findings from the qualitative study of a representative sample of ten schools participating in the Campaign.

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  • > Self-provisioning, Sustainability and Environmental Consciousness in Brno Allotment Gardens

    This paper seeks to contribute to the topic of alternative food production, which hasattracted the attention of both scholars and practitioners in the last years, together with the increasingly stronger critique of the current food system. In the past, allotment gardens played an important role in cities’ food self-sufficiency, however they are often omitted from the current food production debate. In the Czech Republic, as well as other Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries...

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  • > Gardens and health implications for policy and practice

    This report was commissioned by the National Gardens Scheme in 2015.Its intention is to contribute to the understanding, assessment and development of the links between gardens, gardening and health. It sets out the evidence base on how garden...

  • > Urban agriculture and the sustainability fix in Vancouver and Detroit

    Both Vancouver, British Columbia, and Detroit, Michigan, have significant and growing urban agriculture movements. In this article, I follow recent work investigating the connection between urban agriculture and neoliberalization to determine h...

  • > The City as an « Agricultural Powerhouse »? Perspectives on Expanding Urban Agriculture from Detroit, Michigan

    In recent years urban agriculture has received increasing support as a strategy for food security and urban sustainability. Scholars have explored motivations for and experiences of individual community gardens, but there is little understandin...

  • > Restoring Urban Fringe Landscapes through Urban Agriculture: The Japanese Experience

    This paper advocates the re-establishment of garden zones both in and around cities. Mixed land-use garden zones are conceptualized as spaces where urban residents can craft their own local food cultures and agro-biographies in response to the ...

  • > Urban Agriculture Toolkit

    Urban farmers, federal and city government agencies, and local organizations around the country have developed a variety of tools to help address those challenges and assist the growth of agriculture in cities. This toolkit makes these resource...

  • > A REVIEW OF THE BENEFITS AND LIMITATIONS OF URBAN AGRICULTURE

    Urban agriculture has become a popular topic for metropolitan areas to engage in on a program and policy level. It is touted as a means of promoting public health and economic development, building social capital, and repurposing unused land. F...