Urban Gardening: A Valuable Activity, But...

  • Alan Hallsworth University of Portsmouth
  • Alfred Wong Friends of Aboriginal Health
Keywords: Community Gardening, Urban Agriculture


Urban gardening has a high popularity among civic politicians as well as certain vocal advocates. However, there is no basis to expect that this food-supply concept could ever deliver fresher food and/or lower cost foods to most people living within the contemporary structure of a modern urbanized society.



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Author Biographies

Alan Hallsworth, University of Portsmouth
Visiting researcher, Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK.
Alfred Wong, Friends of Aboriginal Health

Friends of Aboriginal Health, Vancouver, Canada.

How to Cite
Hallsworth, A., & Wong, A. (2013). Urban Gardening: A Valuable Activity, But. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 3(2), 11-14. https://doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2013.032.010