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WIRED: Can Planting Vegetables in Vacant Lots Save Cleveland?
Article Date:Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Dr. Parwinder Grewal, faculty member at The Ohio State University and based at Ohio Agricultural Research Development Center in Wooster, OH recently published an article in the journal Cities, 'Can Cities Become Self-Reliant in Food?' that explores the possibility of Cleveland producing 100% of its fresh produce, honey, and poultry and egg needs using vacant and underutilized land in the city of Cleveland. WIRED provides a summary of the research and includes comments from Dr. Grewal and Kim Scott, Cleveland City Planning Commission.