As people become more concerned about their food system, many are working to eat locally by supporting nearby farmers and community supported agriculture projects. Others? They've decided to tackle growing some of their own food. If you're embracing the idea of a garden but not quite sure where to start, read on!
Flowers burst out of old tires and rows of pepper plants fill recycled plastic tubs as herbs pop out of old pipes. As utilitarian as it is cheery, this rooftop array is one of several urban agriculture projects that are significantly improving livelihoods for the urban poor in this sprawling city.