Urban Agriculture Impacts: Social, Economic, and Health: A Literature Review


An extensive literature review summarizes social, economic, and health impacts of urban agriculture discussed in a number of academic journals, professional reports, and books from nonprofits, foundations, and government agencies.

The project was supported by the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Competitive Grants Program.


Resource developed by UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources researchers regarding the documented impacts of urban agriculture. Helpful for school districts and personnel as they seek to make the case for expanded school gardening efforts and use of locally grown food in their cafeterias.

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