Category Archives: urban gardens

Atlanta Passes Urban Agriculture Zoning Ordinance

(APN) ATLANTA — With this month’s passage of ordinance 14-O-1092, Atlanta’s going to start looking a whole lot greener: the new urban agriculture ruling amends current zoning codes, allowing for the growth of market and urban gardens in the city.   The ordinance passed in a unanimous vote by the Atlanta City Council on June 02, in a vote of […]

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(IPS) Urban Chicken-Keeping Movement Spreads Its Wings

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Georgia, Mar 16, 2012 (IPS) – With increasing concerns about the economy and environmental sustainability on the minds of many U.S. citizens, leaders in the grassroots movement to promote urban chicken-keeping report a renewed interest in their cause.According to the animal rights group Farm Sanctuary, nearly 10 billion chickens […]

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