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The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It’s not always the food.)

I’ve never stopped to think of the community benefits associated with a garden plot. Although, I smile to think of the days when I could send my kids to the front yard garden for a snack. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!

During World War II, millions of Americans planted “victory gardens” in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural agriculture. Now urban farming is staging a curious comeback. […]

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