Urban Agriculture has erupted around the world in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis. Cities like Detroit, Toronto and Sydney now play host to ground breaking firms and communities set on rejuvenating dilapidated spaces. But new research on PLOS ONE has highlighted some of the health concerns of farming in spaces that are surrounded, or were previously used as industrial and heavily trafficked areas.  In a piece for The Wire I looked into the health concerns over the food revolution:

 

 

Here is the full interview with Professor James Weirick:

 

 

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