The greater freshness of local food is very appealing. Many prefer the taste of local agricultural products, or [[organic food]]. This quality reduces the need for [[preservatives]] and the use of modern varieties that sacrifice taste and quality for transportability.
Experiences and lessons from specific locations are described on
separate pages , such as
* [[Urban agriculture in Beijing, China]]
* [[Urban agriculture in California]]
* [[Dr Doshi's space-efficient farming]]
* [[Mumbai Port Trust terrace garden]]