Sharing Land: A Growing Revolution

Two UK based websites, Landshare and LandFit (temporarily on hiatus), are hoping to expand the concept in a radical way by putting would-be gardeners who lack the space in contact with those that would like to see their underutilized property put to good use. Time and again we’ve seen the internet’s powerful social networking capabilities […]

Two UK based websites, Landshare and LandFit (temporarily on hiatus), are hoping to expand the concept in a radical way by putting would-be gardeners who lack the space in contact with those that would like to see their underutilized property put to good use. Time and again we’ve seen the internet’s powerful social networking capabilities bring people together in interesting ways to build communities and create change, and like most successful endeavors this idea is starting small, connecting individuals in their own neighborhoods and backyards. As we begin to understand the impact of large scale farming on our health and the health of our environment, keeping our food locally raised makes increasing sense. 

[via Treehugger]

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