Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Green Side of Urban Agriculture

The author of this post is Taylor Schuweiler, a junior Biology and Environmental Science major at the University of St. Thomas. In addition to expanding food production to help meet the needs of a growing population, urban agriculture has many other … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture: A Global Solution to Food Insecurity

This post is by Anisa Abdulkadir, a senior Biology major at the University of St. Thomas. Currently, an estimated 54 percent of the world’s population lives in urban cities (United Nations, 2014). This percentage is estimated to increase with growing … Continue reading

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Farming What Works

The author of this post is UST senior Nick Cipoletti. The post is an assignment for BIOL 490 – Biology of Urban Agriculture.  What remains crucial to the health of the global ecosystem is feeding the developing urban areas sustainably as they are projected … Continue reading

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Can organic agriculture feed the world?

This post is an assignment for BIOL 490 – Biology of Urban Agriculture. The author is UST junior Parker Hewes. As humanity’s population expands exponentially, food is one common good that will always be required. Despite the availability of a … Continue reading

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