A lesson from the Urban Garden

A review addressing urban agricultur specifically as an intervention or project with a goal of increasing food production. This review used the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework (SLF) as a foundation, and adjusted it to account for negative implications of urban agriculture interventions as well as sustainability. It was used to then evaluate eight urban agricultural projects implemented in varying socioeconomic and geographical locations. It then generated a food security socre, respective of each project which was then used to confirm patters and characteristics of more effective projects.

Date Published: 2011

Author Affiliation: Georgia State University: Department of Nutrition

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