Cultivating the City: Infrastructures of abundance in urban Brazil

Jacques Abelman


In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 29 - City Region Food Systems, p.62-64 (2015)


“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” Jane Jacobs Over the course of the last two years, the “Urban L.A.C.E: Local Agroforestry Collective Engagement” project has explored the potential of agroforestry to create a new type of infrastructure in rapidly developing urban areas in Porto Alegre, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul at the southern tip of Brazil.


 

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