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Urban agriculture

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==Implementation ==
Steps to To promote urban agriculture include creating, do the following:
* community gardens that can be shared with a school - in Share the planning, work , and produceof community gardens with schools.* highlighted Highlight various local projects of various kinds, including like balcony gardens, "[[lazy gardens]]" and [[edible landscaping]].* Create a [[community kitchen]] to encourage micro food processors.* Enforce regulations to that emphasize and require [[edible landscaping]], requiring it in new building developmentsbuildings.* Establish educational programs for gardeners and school students -in to improve the community to improve 's effectiveness as well as and encourage people to make a start. Educating students has an impact on their choices and actions, and also impacts their families.* Identify collection and reuse systems for [[stormwater]], [[rainwater]] and , [[greywater]] for [[groundwater recharge]] , and [[irrigation]] for edible landscaping.* Allocate space for farmers' markets.
=== Community centers Centers ===
[[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.


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