Article in Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 47, Issue No. 24, 16 Jun, 2012.
By Henrik Valeur and Arshinder Kaur, 2012
Growing your own food in the city is becoming a global trend; from growing vegetables in recycled plastic bottles in a loft in New York or in a slum dwelling in Manila to community kitchen gardens in a posh neighborhood in London or in a favela in Sao Paulo; people are experimenting with ways of becoming self-sufficient with food in urban settings.