Field Guides to Food
This tag was created by Maria Frank.
- "growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities. The most striking feature of urban agriculture, which distinguishes it from rural agriculture, is that it is integrated into the urban economic and ecological system."
In many instances, urban agriculture is linked with the idea of a community garden, although for-profit urban agriculture also exists. Urban agriculture
can also involve animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, urban
beekeeping, and horticulture.
Related terms: urban farm, urban garden, community garden
Within the tag family "Food Actions and Strategies," in the "Social Collaboration" cluster.