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Published on May 8th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

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Growing Cities: Food Documentary on Urban Farming

growing cities food documentary

You know that we’re all about urban farming around here. Whether you’re starting a small backyard garden or producing enough food in your urban space to sell or share, urban farming turns previously untapped resources into food-producing space. Yay!

A new food documentary, Growing Cities, looks at this grassroots movement. Here’s a little more about the film, from the producers:

GROWING CITIES is a feature-length documentary that examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat. The film follows two friends on their journey across the country as they meet the men and women who are challenging the way this country grows and distributes its food, one vacant city lot, rooftop garden, and backyard chicken coop at a time.

The filmmakers are looking for a bit of funding, and they need your help! You can learn more about the project and give them a little boost over on their Kickstarter page.

h/t: sustainablog






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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



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