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Farm Alliance of Baltimore Improves Viability of Urban Farming

July 15th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

If you hadn't noticed, there's been an explosion in the number of farmers' markets in the past few years. This has increased access to and demand for locally and regionally sourced food. When this demand is combined with the excess space left by urban flight in places such as Detroit and Baltimore, it creates the ideal condition for urban farming to take root. But unlike traditional market models where each business competes to bring products to the consumer, many urban farmers recognize that collaborative arrangements can have multiple benefits



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