Urban agriculture pros and cons studied by researchers

It is becoming increasingly popular to grow food in the cities. But how much nutrients do vegetables need while growing and are superfluous nutrients ending up in the water? A research project led by Geneviève Metson seeks answers to these questions, as well as looking into social aspects of urban agriculture.

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Food gardens in the spotlight

Researchers are doing field studies for three years in food gardens in Linköping, Sweden, and Minneapolis, USA. In this video, researcher Geneviève Metson shares some tips for gardeners, and discuss why she studies urban agriculture.

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