Urban agriculture (UA), or the production of food intended for local consumption within urban areas, has seen a revitalization in recent decades as calls for innovative solutions to both global and specifically urban sustainability problems grow louder. Advocates for the development of UA believe that it is a major step toward increasing a city’s food security and social well-being, while decreasing its carbon emissions and increasing sustainability.
However, these stances are not universally accepted. Many unanswered questions remain:
During this Public Round Table selected experts will discuss UA’s successes and failures as well as its future opportunities and challenges in order to inform the public about the manifold aspects of UA.