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A team has submitted an entry to a land-reclamation competition in Philadelphia that proposes the reintroduction of cows to vacant land, Inhabitat reports. Front Studio team's entry to the Urban...

Guy Brighton
  • 7 march 2006

A team has submitted an entry to a land-reclamation competition in Philadelphia that proposes the reintroduction of cows to vacant land, Inhabitat reports. Front Studio team’s entry to the Urban Voids suggests:

Vacant lots around Philadelphia would be converted into agricultural plots, and the abandoned buildings that occupy many of those sites would stay put, only they’d become useful again in the context of the farm. As a community renewal effort, Farmadelphia would bring people together around both the labor and the rewards of having productive crops growing in the neighborhood. The farms would establish employment opportunities and encourage entrepreneurship among citizens who might want to sell their harvest to groceries or restaurants.

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