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Special Issue on Cooperatives and Alternative Food Systems Initiatives - Free in July

A special issue of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD) on Cooperatives and Alternative Food Systems Initiatives has just been completed and will be freely available — no subscription needed! — through the month of July. We are doing this to make these papers more readily available to researchers and practitioners. 

Urban garden projects around the world applying low to higher technology growing techniques

After 30 years of building urban gardens in São Paulo, agricultural technician Marcos Victorino started running out of cultivable land. The Deu Horta Na Telha turns large waterproof roof tiles upside down, filling them with soil to turn roofs, balconies and other paved areas into miniature farms.