According to the United Nations, two-thirds of the world?s population will be living in cities, with the urban population in developing countries doubling. That?s a lot of mouths to feed. Farming in rural lands and transporting food is not a sustainable long-term solution. That?s why urban farms are critical to feeding our increasingly urbanized population in a changing climate. The benefits of urban farming are vast, from decreasing heat island intensity through increased vegetation cover to localizing food and enhancing food security. If you?re not convinced about how vital urban farming will be, check out this video.
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