Urban Agriculture in the United States: Baseline Findings of a Nationwide Survey


By: National Center for Appropriate Technology


Urban Agriculture

This study published by the National Center for Appropriate Technology's ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program explores the important roles that urban agriculture can play in supporting local food systems. It draws from a 2013 national study of urban agriculture to summarize the state of U.S. urban farms and farmers, discusses the potential benefits that agriculture offers in urban areas, and highlights the unique set of challenges that urban farmers face.