Sustainable Commercial Urban Agriculture
Sustainable commercial urban agriculture can be a major economic engine that:
• Creates new green local businesses and good jobs
Urban agriculture can create a broad ecosystem of economic and social activities that help reengineer urban areas to be more sustainable, livable and resilient.
Profitable sustainable commercial urban agriculture activities can be operated on fertile urban soils, on impervious surfaces (such as rooftops, walls or parking lots) and on brownfields. Urban agriculture can be profitably integrated into structures, grounds and systems of new or existing buildings and neighborhoods.
Urban agriculture is more than just dirt farming on the ground.
• Rooftop dirt farming
Commercial urban agriculture can provide major financial, environmental and social benefits for property developers, owners, operators, tenants and their communities.
Commercial urban agriculture can strengthen the proformas, ROI, valuation and triple-bottom-line performance of businesses, institutions and real estate, in particular green building and sustainable development renovation or new construction projects.
To find out more about the potential of urban agriculture,