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In June, I attended a meeting at Cambridge City Hall about urban agriculture with some of the City Councillors.  Boston has been publicly debating zoning and regulation for urban farming, commercial food production in the city, throughout the last year.  Somerville, MA has already developed its own rules and regs:
Somerville MA ABCs (Agriculture Bees Chickens) of Urban Agriculture  http://www.somervillema.gov/...
Somerville Urban Ag Blog  http://somervilleurbanag.tumblr.com

Commercial rooftop, backyard, and basement farming is happening in cities all over the world.

Tokyo vertical gardens  http://tokyo-diy-gardening.org/...

Rooftop gardens in Beijing and Hong Kong  http://www.theperennialplate.com/...

Hong Kong rooftop garden (in Chinese)  http://www.cityfarm.hk/

Vertical forest in Milan, Italy nears completion  http://www.stefanoboeriarchitetti.net/...

Green Up rooftops   http://www.avatar-architettura.it

Harvest geek or internet of things for your garden   http://www.kickstarter.com/...

Urban beehive design   http://design-milk.com/...

Asheville, NC urban farm school   http://ashevillage.org/...

FutureTech Farm:  modular farm, "like Farmville with real plants"  http://seedstock.com/...
https://www.facebook.com/...

Mapping available public lots in NYC and helping groups begin projects on them  http://596acres.org

Melbourne mobile air gardens  http://inhabitat.com/...

Tokyo business building grows food for employees on green walls   http://inhabitat.com/...

Vertical forest office building in Vietnam  http://inhabitat.com/...

Affordable apartments with rooftop farm in the Bronx   http://inhabitat.com/...

Urban farming units, greenhouses in containers   http://inhabitat.com/...

London's Elephant and Castle Urban Forest   http://elephantandcastleurbanforest.com

Allston/Brighton, MA apartment with gardens instead of parking lots    http://boingboing.net/...

Prefab farm and retail food store    http://www.thefarmery.com

Red Hook, NY one acre farm   http://added-value.org

Strasbourg, France green walled building microclimate proposal    http://www.mvrdv.nl/...

Previous diaries:
Eating the City and Town:  Todmorden and Beyond
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Local Food Network:  Cambridge, MA
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Integrated Urban Agricultural Systems
http://www.dailykos.com/...
How to Heal the World
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Urban Fruit Harvesting
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Community Gardens as Permaculture Nurseries
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Growing Green in the City
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Celebrate Gleaning with the Boston Area Farm Gleaning Project
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Urban Permaculture:  Chicken Coop Grapevine and Water Footprint
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Raspberry Gobble
http://www.dailykos.com/...
How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
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