Steps to promote urban agriculture include creating
community gardens that can be shared with a school - in the planning, work and produce.* highlighted local projects of various kinds, including balcony gardens, "[[lazy gardens]]" and [[edible landscaping]].* a [[community kitchen]] to encourage micro food processors.* regulations to emphasize [[edible landscaping]] , requiring it in new building developments.* educational programs for gardeners and school students -in the community to improve effectiveness as well as encourage people to make a start. Educating students has an impact on their choices and actions, and also impacts their families.* collection and reuse systems for [[stormwater]], [[rainwater]] and [[greywater]] for [[groundwater recharge]] and [[irrigation]] for edible landscaping.* space for farmers' markets.
[[Community center]]s and gardens educate the community to see agriculture as an integral part of urban life. The [[Florida House Institute for Sustainable Development]] in [[Sarasota, Florida]], serves as a public community and education center in which innovators with sustainable, energy-saving ideas can implement and test them. Community centers like [[Florida House]] provide urban areas with a central location to learn about urban agriculture and to begin to integrate agriculture with the urban lifestyle.