Vacant Lots to Vibrant Plots: A Review of the Benefits and Limitations of Urban Agriculture

May 2016

By: , Anne Palmer

Urban Agriculture

This report from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for a Livable Future provides an overview of the documented sociocultural, health, environmental, and economic development outcomes of urban agriculture. It discusses demonstrated and potential benefits, as well as risks and limitations, of this growing field, and offers recommendations for further research to strengthen the scholarship on urban agriculture.